Thursday 23rd November 2017
Catherine Topley, Director of Corporate Services, Scottish Prison Service
A member of the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) Board, Catherine is responsible for the leadership and strategic development of the Corporate Services Directorate.
Catherine is now one of 2 women on the SPS Board of Directors having previously held the positon as the single female for several years. She is also the Executive Sponsor LGBT working in partnership to improve equality & diversity for those in the care of SPS and its staff. Including working in partnership with Scottish Trans Alliance to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in within the SPS.
Catherine has worked for a range of high profile organisations including the Greggs plc, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the Home Office, developing and implementing corporate strategies, including talent acquisition, retention and succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, and resourcing.