Dilraj Sokhi-Watson

Dilraj Sokhi-Watson


Dilraj is the Director of Equate Scotland, which is a national policy, research and development organisation focussing on women’s underrepresentation within the science, engineering, technology, and the built environment industries. As programme lead, she directs the work of Equate Scotland through financial, strategic, people and policy management. Dilraj has worked in senior programme management, policy development and executive positions across a diverse range of not-for-profit organisations.

With a grounding in business administration and carbon management, Dilraj brings cross-sector experience in urban development with subject matter expertise on the themes of environment, poverty, social capital, AI and ethics

Dilraj is currently a member of Scotland’s AI Alliance Leadership Group, Climate Emergency Skills Action Plan Implementation Steering Group and as an industry expert in QMU’s  Psychology and Sociology Advisory panel. Dilraj also has ongoing trustee responsibilities in local and international organisations. Dilraj’s work has been always guided by her personal values- rights-based and intersectional.