Lesley Fraser has been Interim Director General Organisational Development and Operations since July 2019. DG Organisational Development and Operations is responsible for digital transformation and IT/digital services, communications, ministerial support and facilities, people and social security as well as finance and procurement advice, support and systems.

Since 2001 Lesley has worked in a range of posts in the Scottish Government including:

  • Housing and Social Justice
  • Primary care
  • Children and Families
  • Strategy and performance
  • Tourism and major events

Before joining the Scottish Government, she worked for Tower Hamlets Council in London, English Heritage and the UK Government. Lesley was a historic buildings expert before becoming a civil servant.

Lesley Fraser is a Commissioner for the Inclusive Public Service Working Group.