Kenneth Muir is Chief Executive and Registrar of the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS), the body responsible for promoting and regulating the teaching profession in Scotland. Prior to his appointment in 2013, he worked for Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education (HMIE), latterly as Chief Inspector of Education with responsibility for all inspections and the implementation of Curriculum for Excellence. He began his teaching career as a teacher of Geography and Modern Studies and has held various senior posts in schools and local authority education departments.