Deepa brings 13 years of experience as a Non-Executive Director. Her corporate areas of expertise include governance; risk management; communications; stakeholder engagement; strategic planning & awareness; strong customer focus; use of new technologies, digitisation, data, machine learning to implement innovation; ability to apply critical thinking & identify issues; ability to assimilate, assess and analyse information.
Deepa’s career has ranged from equality, anti-discrimination and inclusion; to visual arts, to being the founder of her own ‘immersive technology’ company NEON and she is Visiting Professor In Immersive Futures with Ulster University in Northern Ireland. Deepa is proud of the fact that she researched and wrote the first report into racism in Northern Ireland, ‘Out Of the Shadows’, published in 1998. Deepa is also a Non-Executive Director with the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland. She finds working with the staff at Registers of Scotland incredibly rewarding as the General Register of Sasines is the world’s first public register of property ownership rights, dating back to 1617, and the most interesting fact about Registers of Scotland is that it strives for continuous improvement.