The Land Management Connectors hub is chaired by Kerry Waylen from James Hutton Institute, and coordinated by Julia Clough from the Scottish forum on Natural Capital.

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Current hub members:

Alistair McVittie Ecosystem Services Economist Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)
Amy Smith Administrator Heather Trust
Andy Tharme Natural Resources Strategy Manager South of Scotland Enterprise SOSE
Cambell Gerrard Senior Planning and Policy Manager Crown Estate Scotland
Caroline de Rouffignac Policy Lead – Supply Chain Resilience Scotch Whisky Association
Catherine Preston Head of Innovation Scottish Environmental Protection Agency
Cathleen Thomas Senior Manager for Wild Places (Central) John Muir Trust
Deryck Irving Senior Innovation Fellow, Hydro Nation University of Stirling
Eleanor Harris Natural Capital & Carbon Leader Galbraith Group
Eleanor Kay Senior Policy Adviser Scottish Land and Estates
Hamish Walls Project Manager Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society (SAOS)
Harriet Donald Land Use Programme Manager Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park
Jared Stewart Technical Lead: Catchment Management Scottish Water
Jayne Ashley Head of Natural Capital South of Scotland Enterprise SOSE
Julia Clough Project Development Officer Scottish Forum on Natural Capital
Kerry Waylen Senior Researcher – Social, Economic and Geographical Sciences and Chair SLMG James Hutton Institute
Kirsty Hutchison Agricultural Officer NatureScot
Kirsty Blackstock Qualitative Social Scientist James Hutton Institute
Leo Peskett Assistant Professor Heriot-Watt University
Louise Bond Principal Policy Officer Innovation Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
Lucy Stanfield-Jenner Head of Natural Capital (Scotland) Savills
Marc Metzger Professor of Environment and Society University of Edinburgh
Marina Curran-Colthart Local Biodiversity Officer Argyll and Bute Council
Mark Williams Head of Sustainability and Climate Change Scottish Water
Pat Snowdon Head of Economics and Woodland Carbon Code Scottish Forestry
Rebekah Strong Policy Manager – Terrestrial Scottish Wildlife Trust
Rory McLeod Development Officer Central Scotland Green Network – Glasgow and Clyde Valley
Ross Johnston Head of Natural Capital Valuation and Policy Scottish Government
Ross Lilley Head of Natural Resource Management NatureScot
Sarah Cowie Policy Manager NFU Scotland
Stephen Young Head of Policy Scottish Land & Estates
Stuart Shaw Agriculture Policy Manager NatureScot