Role: Deputy Chair – Scottish Natural Heritage
Date appointed: April 2018
Cath Denholm joined the Equality and Human Rights Commission as Executive Director of Corporate Services in June 2020. Prior to that she worked for more than 20 years in NHS Scotland management and strategic roles in primary care, GP appraisal and public health. She is a member of the Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. She joined the Board of Scottish Natural Heritage in 2016 and has been Deputy Chair since 2018. She is also Vice Chair of Impact Arts. Her overarching professional interests are human rights, public service leadership, partnership working across sectors in order to achieve fair access for all and a nature-rich future.