Neil Hope – Chair
Director, Chair of Broadford and Strath Community Company 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.
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 the 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.
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. Shirley has a BSc in Computer Science and post-graduate diplomas in Management and Managing Sustainable Rural Development.
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.
Hermione Lamond – Director
Hermione came to Skye as a teenager where, after finishing in Portree High School, she went on join the Merchant Navy. She moved to Elgol when she met and married her husband Colin. Hermione has run the village shop for the last 16 years and is also actively involved in numerous community groups in the Broadford and Strath area.
TC YOUNG, Solicitors – Secretary
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