Specialising in Applied Human Rights and Ethical Governance

Human Rights Resources

Appointments Portfolio...



Non-Executive Director of the Scottish Prison Service Advisory Board

Patron of Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS) IARS

Lay-Member of the Scottish Solicitors' Discipline Tribunal



Forum Member National Confidential Forum

Commissioner Scottish Human Rights Commission

Trustee, Scottish Association for Mental Health

Lay-member, Independent Regulatory Committee, Law Society, Scotland

Lay-member, Council of Law Society, Scotland

Convener, Equality & Diversity Committee, Law Society, Scotland

Panel Member and Tutor, Scottish Children's Hearing System

Member, Runnymede Academic Forum 2006-2012

Research Director (Scottish Ethnic Minorities Research Unit); Lecturer (Criminology, Sociology) Glasgow Caledonian University 1994-2011

Trustee, Link Development Scotland 2006-2008

Trustee, Scottish Refugee Council 2003-2007

Commissioner, Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK 2005-2007

Scottish Executive Experts Group; Race Equality Review in Scotland 2004-2005

Member, Steering Group of the Independent Review into Policing and Race Relations in Scotland 2003-2005

Chair, Commission for Black Staff in Further Education, Education and Skills Department 2004-2005
Chair, Deputy Chair and Commissioner, Commission for Racial Equality, UK 2003-2006

Member, The Wellcome Trust, Society Awards Panel 2002-2004

Chair, (Scotland), UK Board Member, BIG Lottery Fund (formally, Community Fund) 1997-2004

Lead Researcher, Strategic Planning, Durban Municipality, Strategic Planning Unit, SA 1990-1993

Research Officer, (Institute for Social and Economic Research), Lecturer (Humanities), University of Durban Westville, SA 1979-1990