Jennifer Henderson

Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

Jennifer has overall responsibility for leading and managing the organisation, and has 18 public registers under her control including both the Sasine and Land Registers.

Jennifer has been with the Civil Service since 1994, most recently she has been on a six month loan as a Deputy Director at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, developing the department’s business plan and previously supporting the initial phase of the Building Safety Programme established in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower.

Prior to that, she was a member of the executive team at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, as Operations Director and then as Transformation Director, ensuring that innovative science and technology contributes to the defence and security of the UK.