Donald Macaskill Chief Executive, Scottish Care

Dr Donald Macaskill has worked for many years in the health and social care sectors across the United Kingdom. A particular professional focus has been issues related to dementia, bereavement, palliative care and individual human rights. Most recently he has acted as a Commissioner on the UK Bereavement Commission. 

He is the CEO of Scottish Care, the representative body for care providers in the independent sector, namely private, charitable, and employee-owned care organisations which includes care home and home care organisations.  

He serves on a number of Scottish, UK and international charities and boards related to health and social care. He is currently on the organising panel of the Global Ageing Biennial Conference which is coming to Glasgow in September 2023.