But former permanent secretary Sir Peter Housden said there were 'no indication at any stage' of sexual misconduct.
Permanent secretary Leslie Evans denies harassment policy was 'engineered' to target the former FM.
Scotland's top civil servant Leslie Evans is due to give evidence before MSPs in Tuesday's opening session.
Potential witnesses in Holyrood's inquiry include Nicola Sturgeon, her husband Peter Murrell and Alex Salmond.
The former first minister was cleared of all charges of sex offences by a jury in the High Court.
Mark Hirst has been charged in connection with an alleged 'menacing communication' following the trial.
Gordon Jackson QC was recorded on a train naming two of his client’s accusers while the trial was ongoing.
A rape charity describes the former SNP candidate's comments as 'sinister and threatening'.
QC Gordon Jackson was filmed on a train during Alex Salmond's trial naming two of his client's accusers.
Jackson Carlaw says Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP and the Scottish Government all have questions to answer.
Former first minister was cleared of all sexual assault charges following an 11-day trial.
Former first minister acquitted after two-week trial at the High Court in Edinburgh.
The former first minister is facing 13 charges of sexually assaulting nine women.
Prosecutor tells court the former first minister abused his position to satisfy his desires.
Evidence concludes at the former first minister's trial with speeches due on Thursday afternoon.
A businesswoman was asked about the night Salmond allegedly attempted to rape a woman at Bute House.
A witness told the court she didn't see the attempted rape accuser during Bute House dinner.
Ex-first minister says attempted rape accuser was 'biggest cheerleader' until he refused to help with project.
Former first minister denies there was a policy that prevented him working alone with female civil servants.
Former first minister's sexual assault trial told there was a change in staffing rules after concerns raised in 2014.