Kenneth Gibson has been the MSP for Cunninghame North since 2007.
For the Parliamentary term 2021-2026, he was appointed Convener of the Scottish Parliament’s Finance and Public Administration (FPA) Committee.
He also serves as Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Life Sciences.
Kenneth was born in Paisley in 1961, educated at Bellahouston Academy and at the University of Stirling, where he graduated with a BA in Economics.
During his years in Parliament, Kenneth has successfully campaigned to introduce a ban on smoking in public places, construction of the Dalry Bypass, Den Realignment, new ferries and the introduction of Road Equivalent Tariff and establishment of the West of Scotland Accredited Endometriosis Unit which opened in April 2019, and a variety of other issues.
He spends the majority of his time in the constituency, dealing with cases and interacting with constituents and community groups.
Having previously served as a Councillor in Glasgow from 1992-1999, where he was Leader of the Opposition, Kenneth was first elected as a List MSP for Glasgow in 1999.
Kenneth lives in Kilbirnie with his wife Patricia Gibson MP.