The Chairman of the Edinburgh Tram Inquiry is The Right Honourable The Lord Hardie. He is responsible for directing the work of the Inquiry and for deciding how it should operate. He has a duty to be impartial and independent. His role is to analyse the evidence, determine facts and reach conclusions.
Lord Hardie is supported in this work by a team drawn from various areas of expertise. These include Counsel to the Inquiry, instructed by the Solicitor to the Inquiry, who leads the legal team, and the Secretariat led by the Secretary to the Inquiry. Staff include statement takers, document reviewers, document managers, researchers and office administrators.