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New Director of ECS Appointed by The Highland Council

Issued: 23 Mar 2007

The Highland Council has appointed a new Director of Education Culture
and Sport. He is Hugh Fraser, the Council's Head of Support Services
since 2002.

Mr Fraser takes over from Bruce Robertson, who is now Director of
Education and Recreation with Aberdeenshire Council.

Educated at Kirkton Primary School, near Inverness, and Inverness Royal
Academy, Mr Fraser taught modern languages in schools in East Lothian,
Midlothian and Edinburgh after graduating from Edinburgh University.

He returned to the Highlands in 1988 as assistant divisional education
officer for Inverness with Highland Regional Council.

He rose through the management ranks and was appointed Area Education
Manager for Ross and Cromarty in 1999.

Resident in Ross-shire, Mr Fraser is married with two daughters.

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