Shirley Campbell

Member of Court

Secretariat, Academic and Corporate Governance

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As one of the largest global water companies Scottish Water provides vital services to 2.4 million households and 159,000 business premises across Scotland.

Winning the CIPD Organisational Learning award, the HR Network (Scotland) award for Scotland’s Best Workplace, the Utility Industry Staff Development Award and the Energy and Utility Skills Business Skills Award in 2012 is testament to the role the organisation takes to the development and engagement of its 3500 people.

As Director for People and Organisational Development, Shirley Campbell believes that Scottish Water, as a major employer in Scotland, has a responsibility to develop skills and capabilities which people can take back into their communities.

In addition to her role as a member of the Scottish Water Executive team Shirley also has responsibility for Workplace and Property and is passionate about Agile working and creating environments where people can flourish and be highly productive, She is also a lay member of

Court at the University of Dundee and a member of their Human Resources and Remuneration Committees.

With 16 years cross sector experience at Executive level Shirley has held senior Human Resources and Corporate Services roles at Heriot Watt University, Royal and Sun Alliance (UK Director for Human Resources) and Aviva (UK Organisational Development Director and before joining Scottish Water in 2011.

Whist at Aviva she took on the role of Operations Director for Norwich Union Direct and worked Internationally on the development of Aviva’s Indian operations. She has also been an adviser to INSEAD Business School in France on their Executive Education programme.

She has a BSc (hons) in Psychology and a postgraduate qualification in Personnel Management. Shirley is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development and a trained counsellor.

Declared Interests

Declared Interests
Start of Term on Court 01/03/2012
Employment (other than University of Dundee) Director for People, Scottish Water
Directorships, etc.

Scottish Water Horizons Limited

Other pecuniary interests


Other Information and any significant other commitments

1. Member of Scottish Water Remuneration Committee

2. Board of Scottish HR Leadership Group (SHRLG)

3. Member of Scotland's Fair Work Convention

4. Advisor to SCDI Scotland's Productivity Clubs

Related Parties None
Register Last Updated 31/07/2019


  • Court
  • People & Organisational Development Committee (c)
  • Remuneration