Shadow Board member
Lesley has been Director of the Scottish Government’s Housing and Social Justice since 2013. She is also co-chair of the Joint Housing Policy and Delivery Group, which brings together stakeholders from across the housing sector to work with the Scottish Government to take forward actions in the five-year Joint Delivery Plan for Scotland.
Before taking up her current position, Lesley worked in a range of posts within the Government including Primary Care, Children and Families, Strategy and Performance and Tourism and Major Events. Before joining the Scottish Government, Lesley lived in London working for Tower Hamlets Council, English Heritage and the UK Government. She was a historic buildings expert before she became a civil servant.