Dr. Jim McCormick

Associate Director for Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 
Dr. Jim McCormick

Dr. Jim McCormick is Associate Director for Scotland with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) and on The Stroke Association’s Scotland Committee. He has advised government, the voluntary sector and independent funders and in 2015 was a member of the Commission on Local Tax Reform, established by the Scottish Government and COSLA to identify a fair alternative to the council tax. 

He is co-founder of research partnership McCormick-McDowell, having previously been Director of independent think-tank the Scottish Council Foundation (SCF) and a Research Fellow with the IPPR in London. His main work interests include tackling poverty, the changing jobs market and wellbeing in later life.