Professor Maggie Kinloch is Professor Emerita and former Deputy Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. A theatre director for over 40 years, she has a passionate commitment to the power and purpose of theatre in society. Her years of experience in both participatory theatre across all parts of society and in her professional directing work have given her a depth and breadth of experience. In addition, she has travelled globally to teach, and to observe, theatre and theatre education in over 30 countries. A founding director of the National Theatre of Scotland, Maggie currently serves on the Boards of the Scottish Funding Council, Creative Scotland and the Humanist Society of Scotland.