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|Provost of St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh|
|Church||Scottish Episcopal Church|
|Diocese||Diocese of Edinburgh|
|In office||1990 to present|
|Other posts||Provost of St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth (1982–1990)|
|Birth name||Graham John Thomson Forbes|
|Born||10 June 1951|
He was born on 10 June 1951 and educated at George Heriot's School, Edinburgh and the University of Aberdeen. and the University of Edinburgh. Ordained in 1976, he was a Curate at Old Saint Paul's, Edinburgh after which he was appointed Provost of St Ninian's Cathedral, Perth in 1982.
Forbes is currently Chair of the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland, Chair of OSCR (Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator) and Chair of Court, Edinburgh Napier University. He also serves on the Armed Forces Pay Review Body and the Security Vetting Appeals Panel. In addition he is the Honorary Consul of Portugal in Edinburgh.
Forbes' previous appointments include HM (lay) Inspector of Constabulary; the General Medical Council; the Scottish Consumer Council; the Parole Board of Scotland; the Scottish Board of the Royal College of Anaesthetists; the Scottish Community Education Council and the Edinburgh Board of Manpower Services Commission. He is an Honorary Doctor of Napier University. He chaired the Scottish Executive's Expert Group on MMR. In January 2002, he became Chairman of the Board of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission (SCCRC), having been a board member since its inception in 1999. He ceased to be a member on 31 December 2008, having served the maximum period permitted by statute.
He was appointed a CBE in 2003 for public service in Scotland.
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- Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995, Schedule 9A, paragraph 2(5)
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| Provost of St Ninian’s Cathedral, Perth
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| Provost of St Mary’s Cathedral, Edinburgh