Scottish Adoption has seven Trustees reflecting a strong mix of personal and professional experiences of adoption.
Hugo is the Chair of the Board of Trustees and is also an adoptive parent having adopted through Scottish Adoption. Hugo is a Commercial Lawyer with an experience of delivering a variety of projects.
Paul is a consultant neurosurgeon in Edinburgh, and a founder and director of eoSurgical Ltd. He is an adoptive parent, having adopted through Scottish Adoption.
Neil is Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and was adopted through Scottish Adoption. Neil is a Chartered Accountant with experience in financial reporting and analysis.
Until retirement in 2020, Sue was a partner and head of the clinical negligence team at the law firm, Digby Brown. As well as being on our Board Sue is also on the Board of Clan Childlaw, a law centre for children and young people in central Scotland.
Ravinder is the consultant with AFA Scotland and has a professional background in local authority social work. Ravinder also chairs adoption panels.
Ewan is Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and he is an adoptive parent who adopted through Scottish Adoption. Ewan is an Accountant who works in Financial Planning & Analysis.
Kirstie Maclean is a retired social work inspector, manager and consultant. She worked mainly in children and families’ work, particularly specialising in adoption and fostering.
Lucy is an adoptive parent and a solicitor and specialises in Family Law. Lucy trained in Family Mediation and Collaborative Family Law and her practice includes these alternative methods of dispute resolution.
Lisa is an adopted person who works as a communications consultant. She has particular expertise in social media and online reputation management.