Ewan Aitken is a former Leader of City of Edinburgh Council, and is now CEO of Cyrenians, a charity supporting people excluded from family, home, work or community

 

Helen Chambers is co-founder of Inspiring Scotland, a venture philanthropy organisation, and of the Equality Network

 

Ashlee Christoffersen was a researcher at the Equality Challenge Unit in London and is now a PhD student in Social Policy, University of Edinburgh

 

Philip Cook is Lecturer in Political Theory in the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh

 

Richard Freeman is Professor of Social Science and Public Policy, University of Edinburgh

 

Caroline Gibb is Development Worker for the Equality and Rights Network in Edinburgh

 

Jatin Haria is Executive Director, Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights

 

Ann Henderson was Assistant Secretary at the Scottish TUC

 

Meryl Kenny is Lecturer in Gender and Politics, School of

Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

 

Diarmaid Lawlor is Head of Urbanism at Architecture and Design Scotland

 

Darcy Leigh teaches at the University of Sussex Law School 12

 

Jamie Livingstone is Head of Oxfam Scotland

 

Gerry McCartney is Head of the Scottish Public Health Observatory and Consultant in Public Health at NHS Health Scotland

 

Rachel McEwen was Senior Special Adviser to Scotland’s First Minister 2001-07 and is now Director of Sustainability at energy company SSE plc

 

Robert McGregor is Community Planning Manager, Fife Council

 

Fiona McHardy is Research and Information Manager at the Poverty Alliance in Glasgow

 

Fergus McMillan is Chief Executive of LGBT Youth Scotland

 

Elinor Mitchell is Deputy Director for Public Bodies and

Public Service Reform, Scottish Government

 

Danny Murphy is a retired Headteacher and Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh

 

Madelaine Simpkin is an independent social researcher and graduate of the Master of Public Policy Programme, University of Edinburgh

 

Celine Sinclair is Chief Executive of The Yard, which provides play space for disabled children and young people in the East of Scotland

 

Katherine Smith is Reader in the Global Public Health Unit, University of Edinburgh