Families Outside Board of Trustees

Valerie MacNiven
Retired civil servant, previously with the Scottish Government, Criminal Justice Directorate.

Satwat Rehman
Vice Chairman
Director of One Parent Families Scotland, having previously worked as Deputy Head of the Integrated Early Years Service in Camden, London.

Kevin Havelock
Regional Director in Commercial Banking sector for Royal Bank of Scotland.

Dr Andrew Fraser
Director of Public Health for the NHS in Scotland, having previously been the Head of the Health Directorate at the Scottish Prions Service.

Rona Fraser
Social Work Manager at City of Edinburgh Council, with a passionate involvement with the Willow Service for women in the criminal justice system.

Dan Gunn
Retired civil servant from the Scottish Prison Service with extensive knowledge and experience in the criminal justice system in Scotland.

Richard Murray
Solicitor practicing in Private Client and consultancy work for Connell & Connell WS

Anne Kent
Chartered Teacher at Craigroyston Community High School and a family member.

Linda Bendle
Linda is Operations Manager of Heavy Sound C.I.C, a social enterprise engaging vulnerable young people in music and creative arts projects.  She is also a Board Member on Community Justice Scotland.


In addition Families Outside has also elected independent observer(s) to the Board of Trustees:

Heather Ettles – represents the Scottish Government Criminal Justice Division.