The SFRS Board

Kirsty Darwent - Chair of the Board

Kirsty Darwent - Chair of the Board

Dr Kirsty Darwent took up office as Chair on 11 December 2017. She has wide ranging leadership experience within the charitable and public sector and a professional background as a Chartered Psychologist and Systemic Psychotherapist. She has a substantive governance experience and is Chair of Relationships Scotland, a Director within the Family Therapy Training Network and the former Vice-Chair of the Board of NHS Ayrshire and Arran Director. She is committed to widening board diversity and is a coach and mentor with Changing the Chemistry.

Contact details:


  • Staff Governance Committee
  • Remuneration, Nominations and Appointments Sub Committee
  • Integrated Governance Commitee (Chair)
  • Employee Performance Forum

Register of Interests:

Information on the exact nature of the requirement under each category can be found in the


  • Director, The Family Therapy Training Network, Psychotherapy Training Organisation

Related Undertakings:

  • None


  • None

Houses, Land and Buildings:

  •  None

Shares and Securities:

  • None

Non-Financial Interests: 

  • Member of Labour Party
  • Chair of Relationships Scotland
  • Director, SHOUT!, Community Youth Project