Ian Duddy is the new chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission

Date: 9th June 2022

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Expected to succeed Judith Robertson, Iain Duddy will be taking up the role of Chair later this month. As a former ambassador and a senior civil servant, Iain Duddy has worked at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, led the Human Rights and Rule of Law Department at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and worked in areas of justice, religious freedom and modern slavery.

We look forward to Iain Duddy’s appointment and his progress in promoting widespread awareness, understanding of and respect for human rights.