GDC appoints Head of Scottish Affairs

The General Dental Council (GDC) has today announed the arrival of Gordon Matheson CBE as their new Head of Scottish Affairs.

Matheson joins the GDC with a wealth of experience gained at the highest levels of local government and from leading the public affairs and policy functions in Scotland for two major national charities.

Speaking shortly after his arrival, Gordon Matheson said:

The GDC's unwavering commitment to protecting the public through a better, fairer system of dental regulation is clear and I'm thrilled to join the team at the beginning of the GDC's three-year strategy: Right time, right place, right touch. I look forward to working with the whole dental team, the Scotting Government, student and education providers and other stakeholders to help maintain the highest standards within the dental profession for the benefit of patients.