Postcards from Scotland are published by the Centre for Confidence and Well-being, a registered charity based in Scotland. Registered No. SCO37080

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