Jennifer Henderson

Jennifer Henderson - Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

Keeper of the Registers of Scotland

Jennifer Henderson is responsible for leading Registers of Scotland. She works with the board to set the strategic direction for the organisation.

She has been the Keeper since April 2018.

Jennifer is also a member of the Accounts Commission for Scotland, working with other members of the commission to hold councils and other local government bodies in Scotland to account and helping them improve by reporting to the public on their performance.

Previous roles

Jennifer has been with the Civil Service since 1994.

Her previous roles include:

  • deputy director at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
  • operations director and transformation director at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  • non-executive director on the board of Ploughshare Innovations Ltd


Expenses since 2020 are lower than normal because of COVID-19 pandemic.

Jennifer's expenses 2024 to 2025

Jennifer's expenses 2023 to 2024

Jennifer's expenses 2022 to 2023

Jennifer's expenses 2021 to 2022

Jennifer's expenses 2020 to 2021

Register of Interests

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