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    Jane-Claire Judson


    Jane-Claire is the Chief Executive Officer for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland. She was previously National Director for Diabetes Scotland. Jane-Claire is also currently a Board member at NHS Health Scotland.

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    Anna Black


    Dr Anna Black is a GP in Glasgow, a non-executive director of Public Health Scotland and is currently completing her PhD in Public Health at the University of Glasgow which has explored how women who are asylum seekers or refugees access primary healthcare.

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    Jacqueline Kinghan


    Dr Jacqueline Kinghan is a human rights lawyer and academic with expertise in access to justice and human rights. She is a Senior Lecturer at Newcastle Law School where she co-convenes the Forum for Social Justice and Human Rights.

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Communications & Engagement

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    Emma Hutton

    Head of Comms & Engagement

    Emma leads the Commission's communications and engagement work including developing and overseeing strategy, managing our programme of work and leading the team. 

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    Judy Fladmark

    Media and Communications Officer

    Judy coordinates and carries out media, social media and wider communications activities for the Commission. She is an experienced producer and journalist and has previously worked for the BBC.  Judy is currently on maternity leave.

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    Elizabeth Dawson

    Media and Communications Officer

    Elizabeth carries out a wide range of media and communications work for the Commission. She has a background in third sector communications and experience as a producer and journalist with the BBC. 

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    Carolyn Scott

    Digital Communications Officer

    Carolyn develops digital and online content to raise awareness of human rights and the Commission's work. She has a background in journalism and communications in a range of contexts. 

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    Isla McIntosh

    Participation Officer

    Isla coordinates and delivers the Commission's work with people and organisations affected by the issues we work on. 


Corporate Services

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.

The Commission's organisational structure is set out in this diagram.