Kate Forbes is the Member of the Scottish Parliament for the Skye, Lochaber & Badenoch constituency (which includes Dingwall, the Black Isle & the Great Glen).
Kate is from Dingwall, although she spent part of her upbringing in Glasgow and India. Until she was elected as MSP for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Kate was employed as an accountant in the banking industry. Prior to that she studied History at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh.
Kate currently serves on the Scottish Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee and is Parliamentary Liaison Officer for Finance and the Constitution.
She also sits on the Cross Party Groups for Crofting, Gaelic, Human Trafficking, International Development, Palliative Care, Renewable Energy and Rural Policy.