Lorraine McGrath

Chief Executive Officer
Lorraine has been the Simon Community Scotland CEO since 2012.

Lorraine McGrath has been our Chief Executive since 2012.  Lorraine began her career in NHS mental health. Lorraine has held a number of other executive and senior leadership roles. She has delivered influence across policy, practice and legislative change both nationally and locally. She is a Board member of the Coalition of Care & Support Providers for Scotland, having previously  been both Convener and Vice Convener. 

Lorraine is passionate about delivering impact and empowering the people who receive support and the front-line staff supporting them to achieve the very best they can.  She is constantly surprised and inspired by the resilience of people and their ability to overcome the greatest of harm and trauma and by the ability of staff to find solutions for the most intractable of issues.  Her happy place is the beach or just being near, on or in the water.

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