Our Team

Mhairi Snowden, Director

Mhairi is Director of the Human Rights Consortium Scotland. Mhairi has a background in policy and research around children’s rights, disabled students’ rights and social work research, and has previously worked in Government, and for several Scottish and international NGOs. She was the civil society member of the National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership. She currently sits on the Leadership Panel for Scotland’s Human Rights National Action Plan and on the Scottish Government Human Rights Bill Advisory Board.  Mhairi works closely with partners in Northern Ireland and Wales, and is a member of the Project Advisory Group for the UK-wide Civil Society Alliance. 

In her spare time, Mhairi’s favourite things are campvervanning with her family, drinking coffee and chatting (a lot). 

Lucy Miller

Lucy is the Senior Policy Officer with Human Rights Consortium Scotland. In her role, she researches, analyses and monitors current law and policy and its implementation related to human rights to identify gaps, concerns and influencing priorities. Lucy has worked in the UK, USA, and Australia across a range of different sectors. Lucy’s experience is in policy, influencing and engagement, having worked in the private sector for two separate agencies and campaigning on issues related to environmental, government inquiries, housing, and healthcare. In 2022, Lucy was elected the first Chair of Women in Public Affairs (WiPA) Scotland and can often be found interviewing inspiring women in the public affairs sector about their experiences. Additionally, Lucy is part of the fifth cohort of the 2050 Climate Group’s young leaders development programme.  

A proud Gallovidian, Lucy likes cold water swimming all over Scotland and hassling her friends to go to karaoke with her. 

Rebecca Ferguson-Grant

Rebecca is the Consortium’s Communications and Events Assistant. She found her passion for the third sector at university, and after obtaining her Masters degree in Human Rights Law, she took up a Campaigns, Policy and Influencing traineeship at Oxfam. Following her return to Scotland, she has worked with several charities, including the Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum and Citizens Advice Scotland. Rebecca’s passion lies in creating fun, engaging events which make human rights accessible to all. 

In her spare time, Rebecca enjoys knitting and watching rugby. 

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