Maggie Chapman is Co-convener of the Scottish Greens and a trade unionist. She was a member of the Smith Commission and COSLA's Commission on Strengthening Local Democracy. Maggie served as an Edinburgh Councillor for 8 years and is the first politician in Scotland to call for the introduction of a Living Wage. Maggie has fought for better housing regulations, including Living Rents and the regulation of private landlords. Originally from Zimbabwe, she has lived in Edinburgh and Dundee. She has worked in higher education as a lecturer, in the third sector for a women’s charity, and is Rector of the University of Aberdeen.