Lynn Pilkington

Planning and Strategy Lead, Mobility and Access Transport Committee, Scottish Government

Combining her expertise of equalities and engagement, Lynn’s value lies in building inclusive workplaces, communities and learning experiences. She is an accredited Psychological Safety facilitator, Scottish Mental Health First Aid Instructor, and has completed her Certificate of Professionalism in Innovation Practice and two CMI qualifications in Leadership and Management.  

In 2023 she was appointed by the Scottish Government as Planning and Strategy Lead for the Mobility and Access Transport Committee. She also works part-time with children after school, specialising in supporting those with additional support needs. 

She has a First Class (Hons) degree from Open University in law, social policy and politics and was previously appointed as a member of the Appeals and Regulations Sub-Committee and Admissions Committee at the Law Society of Scotland.

In 2022, Lynn won a place in the BIMA 100, which recognises digital leaders, as a ‘Champion for Change’. For a decade, she has been involved in campaigns around social justice and human rights. Her previous roles include working as part of Scotland’s social movement to end mental health stigma and discrimination, inclusion in further and higher education, and advising on a neurodivergent-first EdTech product.