Equality and Human Rights Commission Scotland Commissioner (Reappointment)

Body: Equality and Human Rights Commission
Appointing Department: Cabinet Office
Number of Vacancies: 1


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

Professor Lesley Sawers has been reappointed by Liz Truss, the Minister for Women and Equalities, as Scotland Commissioner of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) until March 2025. She has been in this role since March 2016.

The EHRC is Great Britain’s designated equality body and ‘A-rated’ National Human Rights Institution.

Professor Lesley Sawers has thirty years’ experience working in the public, private and third sector. Her skills and experience include work on strategy, organisational change, executive management, socio-economic development, strategic communications and stakeholder engagement.

Date: 30/03/2021

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