First appointed 29 September 2022
Lesley has wide-ranging leadership experience in Scotland’s public sector. She was an Executive Director responsible for Economy, Neighbourhood and Environment functions with a local authority. This role involved responsibility for all of the council’s housing functions. Lesley was previously a Director with Audit Scotland, covering performance across economy, education and justice policy areas in Scotland. This work led to her acting as an adviser to organisations on how to improve their performance. Lesley has also held the post as non-executive director of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (until July 2023). She was formerly Deputy Chair of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency and served as a Board Member of the Care Commission. Lesley previously sat on the Board of our sister organisation West Lothian Housing Partnership, before its transfer to Wheatley Homes East.
Interests outside of Wheatley Group:
- Excellence in Work Limited- Director and Owner
- Sitooterie Garden Design- Sole Trader
Intra Group Appointments:
- Wheatley Solutions Limited - Non-Executive Director
- Wheatley Developments Scotland Limited - Non-Executive Director