The Very Revd Dr Graham Forbes CBE
The Very Revd Dr Graham Forbes CBE, Chair, has been Provost of St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh since 1990. After degrees in Russian and Theology, he was ordained in 1977 and has combined his ecclesiastical duties with various public appointments, mostly in the areas of health and criminal justice. He served on the General Medical Council for 12 years, chaired the Scottish Executive Expert Group on MMR, and was a non-executive board member of NHS Quality Improvement Scotland. A former HM Lay Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland, member of the Parole Board and chair of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission, Dr Forbes also chaired the UK body which advised the UK government on ethical issues during the swine 'flu pandemic.
In addition to being Chair of OSCR, he is chair of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Chair of Edinburgh Napier University's Court. He is also a member of the Armed Services Pay Review Body and the Security Vetting Appeal Panel. He was awarded the CBE in 2004 for public service in Scotland.
Read Graham's register of interest.