Chair and Commissioners

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    Judith Robertson


    Judith Robertson is full time Chair of the Commission. Previously Programme Director of See Me, Judith has had long-standing involvement in social justice campaigning and advocating for the rights of many disadvantaged groups.

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    Susan Kemp


    Susan is a lawyer specialising in international criminal and human rights law. She has worked in Latin America, Africa and Europe providing technical assistance to state prosecutors and investigating human rights abuses.

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    Alan Mitchell


    Alan is a General Medical Practitioner at Dungavel House Immigration Removal Centre and Member of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT).

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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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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.

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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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    Chloë Trew

    Participation Officer

    Chloë coordinates and delivers the Commission's work with people and organisations affected by the issues we work on. Her background is in human rights and participatory engagement. 


Corporate Services

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    Liz Gibb

    Head of Corporate Services

    Liz leads the Commission’s corporate services team, delivering a range of services that support the Commission’s work. She is a Chartered Accountant and is experienced in multi-disciplinary roles in a range of sectors.


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