Chair and Commissioners
Legal & Strategy
Head of Strategy & Legal
Kavita is a qualified lawyer. She leads the Commission’s Strategy and Legal team. Kavita is experienced in designing and delivering human rights capacity building projects in both the public and private sectors.
Legal Officer - Rights Based Approach
Cathy is a qualified solicitor and Legal Officer at the Commission. She leads the Commission’s work in promoting a human rights based approach, with a particular focus on health and social care.
Tatora is a dual-qualified solicitor and Legal Officer at the Commission. He provides legal and policy advice on human rights issues, and works on interventions in civil proceedings.
Alison is the research officer at the Commission. She supports the Commission's research needs by developing and managing external research contracts and undertaking primary and secondary research.
Diego leads the Commission's work on legislative scrutiny and engagement with the international human rights system. Diego is currently on secondment to the Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland.
Chloë is leading the Commission's policy work while Diego Quiroz is on secondment. She has particular experience and expertise in economic and social rights, disabled people's rights, and participatory approaches to human rights policy and practice.
Lauren provides support to the delivery of a range of projects within the Commission's work programme. This includes research support to policy and legal work, coordination of events, and general administrative support.
Communications & Participation
Comms & Participation Manager
Emma leads the Communications and Participation team. She is a strategic campaigner and communications leader with 15 years' experience of managing social justice projects, programme and organisations.
Media & Communications Officer
Carolyn coordinates and carries out media, social media and wider communications activities for the Commission. She has a background in journalism and communications in a range of contexts.
The Head of Corporate Services leads a team of business support administrators that help the Commission's work through a range of services including finance, HR, governance support, information and records management, statutory compliance, IT and facilities. In addition to day-to-day service delivery, the Corporate Services team works to identify and deliver organisational development projects that contribute to the on-going performance of the organisation. The team is the first point of contact for people contacting the Commission.