Clare Morrison has been appointed director of RPS in Scotland. She will take up her new post on September 21.
Morrison will be responsible for national policy development, professional advocacy and member engagement across Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Pharmacy Board.
She takes over from Alex MacKinnon, who announced his retirement in January.
Previous to joining RPS, Morrison led a video consulting service for the NHS in Scotland called Near Me, after developing a number of pharmaceutical care and medicines safety initiatives for NHS Highland.
She comes from a diverse career working in community pharmacy, GP practice pharmacy, NHS board pharmacy and pharmacy journalism.
Morrison was made a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 2017 and was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare in 2018.