He was Chairman of Scottish Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) from 1996 to 2000 where he led a programme of quality improvement and quality assurance in general medical practice. He was awarded an OBE for services to Primary Care in 2000.
He was Hon Treasurer for the RCGP from 2003 to 2012 saw major change and growth moving from an income of £16m to over £40m together with the purchase of a significant HQ building in London.
The RCGP created a separate Trustee Board in 2012 and Colin assumed the role as the Chair of Trustees, a position which he held until November 2018.
Colin is currently a Trustee of three other charities, Leonard Cheshire Disability, Drinkaware and St Margaret's Trust Braemar.
He and his wife Fiona principally now reside in Braemar enjoying the Cairngorms and activities in the local community.
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