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The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of Codes of Conduct for councillors and those appointed to the boards of devolved public bodies.

New Standards Commission Member

9th February 2022

We are delighted that Suzanne Vestri has been appointed by the Scottish Parliament as a Member of the Standards Commission.

Suzanne is a self-employed consultant providing support and training to public and voluntary sector organisations. She previously led the award-winning ‘see me’ campaign to end mental health discrimination.

Suzanne breeds rare-breed sheep and runs a successful wool business, and is a volunteer First Responder for the Scottish Ambulance Service.

Suzanne has been a Board Member of SCRA since 2016, and was previously a Children’s Panel Member and Panel Practice Adviser.

Suzanne commenced in post on 7 February 2022.