Ms Dorothy Wright

Job title
Co-opted by the Court

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development

External Appointments

  • Lay member of the Pre-Appointments Committee of the General Teaching Council for Scotland
  • Lay member of the Quality Assurance Panel for Postgraduate Medical Education, NHS Education for Scotland


  • 1978: Bachelor of Laws, University of Edinburgh

Career History

  • 1985-2020: a variety of senior human resource management roles (HR consultant, HR Manager and Group Employee Relations Manager), Scottish Amicable/Prudential PLC
  • 2000-2009: Director of Human Resources of Organisational Development, Queen Margaret University College
  • 2009-2020: Director of Workforce, NHS Education for Scotland
  • 2020: Interim Director of Workforce, NHS

Interests and Hobbies

  • Classical music and the arts generally
  • The built environment, particularly Edinburgh and the World Heritage site
  • Reading
  • Shopping

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