For 15 years Bernadette was Perth & Kinross Council's chief executive. She has also served as chair at Society of Local Authority Chief Executives.
Bernadette has a strong track record of building successful relationships across a wide range of stakeholders including public, private and third sector organisations, employee representatives, government and regulatory bodies.
A great passion of Bernadette’s has and always will be working to support change in the lives of our most vulnerable children and adults. Having been a campaigner for equalities and diversity all of her adult life, she was attracted by the fantastic work led and sponsored by the SPFL Trust and football community trusts, to provide opportunities for people who may be experiencing disadvantage.