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Non-Executive Director

Beth Lawton

Pictured Beth Lawton - short blonde/ brown hair, wearing pearl earrings, blue/ purple street 'map' design silk scarf with navy top and powder blue dress jacket.

Beth Lawton is the Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) at the University of Strathclyde. She provides digital leadership for the University and leads its Information Services and Continuous Improvement Directorates.  

Beth has delivered technology and digital transformation in a range of public sector organisations, including the NHS, Big Lottery Fund and the Royal Households. In 2007, Beth was appointed a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO) in recognition of her transformational work within the Royal Households.

She has been a trustee of a national mental health charity and is a mentor for women in technology.

Beth's a member of the following committees:

  • Audit and Risk Committee (Chair)
  • Clinical Governance Committee
  • Finance, Procurement and Performance Committee
  • Staff Governance Committee

Term of Office:

1 September 2022 to 31 August 2026