Lorna has been Chief Executive at the Law Society since January 2009. Since joining she has led the Society’s staff team in delivering a program of modernisation, which has included improvements in the Society’s transparency, governance arrangements, outreach to members and stakeholders and business efficiencies. Her current focus is on aligning the Society’s resources against its strategy Leading Legal Excellence.
Prior to joining the Law Society, Lorna was based in the United States, as President Americas for Scottish Development International, the Scottish Government's trade and investment arm. Previously, Lorna was Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley, one of 12 local enterprise companies covering Scotland. A chartered accountant by profession, and a graduate of Aberdeen University.
Lorna is also chair of Highlands and Islands Airports Limited as well as a Trustee and Treasurer of the McConnell International Foundation. She is also an independent member of the court of University of Aberdeen.Email Lorna