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List of Directors – 2017

Alistair McPherson – Chair

Director and Chair of BSCC, member of Woodland Management Committee, Community Council member. Retired after a 50-year career in construction industry. Skills include, quantity surveying, civil engineering management, building and manager for national chain of builders merchants. Interests include scouting and volunteering.

Jeff Geary – Treasurer

Treasurer, Director and member of Woodland Management Committee. Lifetime in the fresh produce industry, 20 years at Technical Director level. Expertise in customer service, product integrity, quality and environmental management, ethical trading. PhD in food science.

Alison MacLennan  – Director

Director and Chair of Woodland Management Committee. 25 years experience with RSPB responsible for all aspects of research, advisory, habitat management, interpretation, project planning and management, staff management and fund raising in Skye & Wester Ross. Masters degree in natural Resource Management, PhD in Geology/ Palynology.

Neil Hope  – Director

Director and member of Woodland Management Committee. Neil is an experienced senior manager operating at board level in the banking & finance industry. In depth knowledge of risk management, compliance, corporate governance, business policy & strategy, change management. Currently operating a successful Bed & Breakfast on the Isle of Skye.

Adele Beck  – Director

Project Officer during 1st phase of Big Lottery Bid, Member of Woodland Management Committee. Adele runs her own environmental consultancy business covering forestry, woodlands, biodiversity and landscape. She has worked for Forestry Commission Scotland.

Shirley Grant  – Director

Director and member of Woodland Management Committee. Shirley worked for 18 years with a public agency managing the development of educational software. She has a BSc in Computer Science and post-graduate diplomas in Management and Managing Sustainable Rural Development.

Malcolm Smith  – Director

Director and Member of Woodland Management Committee.  Retired after 50 years in the Mechanical Engineering Construction Services. The last 20 years MD of a Marine Engineering business in Kyle of Lochalsh, also a retained Firefighter in Broadford for 20 years.

Anne O’Lone  – Director

Employee Owner and Trustee of West Highland Publishing Company Limited. Many years experience of Sales and Marketing which has involved negotiating, communication, accountancy and management skills.  Ordinary OU Degree predominately in Mathematical subjects.

Trish Rogers – Volunteer

Trish writes minutes for both the Broadford & Strath Community Company and the Woodland Management Committee. Retired to the Isle of Skye in 2001. Spent a lifetime taking notes in both statutory and voluntary groups. Has B.Soc.Sc. degree in Social Administration.

TC YOUNG, Solicitors – Secretary

Correspondence address: Merchants House, 7 West George Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 1BA


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