Our staff

Evelyn Fraser

evelyn pictureEvelyn is the Development Manager of the Scottish Women’s Convention.

Evelyn has previously worked as a paralegal, supporting women clients with equal pay claims against employers; a careers advisor, assisting long term unemployed women to enter employment; helpline advisor, assisting individuals with discrimination queries in the workplace; development manager, highlighting the gender pay gap in Scotland.

Prior to working in the voluntary sector, Evelyn was employed as a management accountant in the private sector.

Debbie Figures

Debbie is a Development Assistant at the Scottish Women's Convention.

Debbie has knowledge of graphics and marketing and has vast experience in promoting products and events. She brings this experience along to the team along with her political knowledge fighting for equality.

Debbie is Vice Chair of Unite the Union Scottish Executive Committee and Vice Chair of Glasgow and Renfrewshire Area Activist Committee.

Lorna Kettles

lorna kettles pictureLorna is Research Advisor at the Scottish Women’s Convention.

Lorna was born in Forfar and brought up in Kirriemuir, Angus. She moved to Glasgow in 2002 to study law at Glasgow University, graduating with a 2:1 Honours Degree in 2006. Prior to working with the SWC, Lorna was a legal assistant in a small but busy law firm, whose primary purpose was to vindicate the rights of those long overlooked and often marginalised before the courts in Scotland.

Lorna prepares all of the SWC’s reports, consultation responses, briefing papers and other documents. She represents the SWC at a number of different events and has given evidence to both UK and Scottish Parliament Committees.

Lorna lives just outside Glasgow with her partner and their five-year-old son.