Elizabeth Burnley CBE made lay member of Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland

Elizabeth Burnley CBE has been appointed a lay member of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland (JABS).

She has a background in occupational psychology, HR and general management.

Her career started within the manufacturing industry, in railway and chemical engineering. After leading a company manufacturing industrial locomotives, she moved into consultancy in team development and assessment and selection methods, an area she then undertook for the Boots Company Plc.

After experience as a non-executive director within the NHS, she now chairs fitness to practise hearings for the Nursing and Midwifery Council. She was a lay assistant to JABS from January 2016.

She has a BSc and MSc from the University of Nottingham, an MBA from the Open University and an honorary doctorate from the University of Derby.

As a volunteer, she was chief guide of Girlguiding UK for five years and continues as an active volunteer.

Her appointment is for four years until 8 August 2022.

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