New board at National Trust for Scotland

first_imgNew board at National Trust for Scotland About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  66 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Management AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Following the recent Governance Review chaired by Lord MacKay of Clashfern and with Council approval, a new Board of 12 people has been appointed as the top-level decision making body responsible for the overall performance of the National Trust for Scotland.The Board consists of three Executive Directors and nine Non-Executive Directors. The nine Non-Executive Directors are John Barr, Administrator (CEO) of the MacRobert Trust; Roger Crofts, former Chief Executive of Scottish Natural Heritage (1992-2002); Simon Fraser, former Director Scottish Landowners’ Federation (1989-1995); Alison Loudon, Commercial Chairman / Non-Executive Director / Advisor to Data Discoveries Ltd, IntroNet Applications Ltd, Visual Thinking Ltd, Glasgow Exhibition Centre; Michael Moss, Research Professor, Faculty of Arts, University of Glasgow; Diana Murray, Deputy Curator of National Monuments Record of Scotland; Jessica Pepper, Parliamentary Officer, Scottish Environment LINK; Andrew Salvesen, formerly Non-Executive Director with Christian Salvesen plc; and Michael Shaw, Managing Director Cortmor (Seil Island) Ltd.The three Executive Directors are Robin Pellew, Chief Executive; Coinneach McLean, Director of Finances & Resources; and Peter Burman, Director of Conservation & Property Services. Roger Wheater will chair the Board. Advertisement “This is a significant and exciting achievement by the Council of The National Trust for Scotland which reflects the aspirations of the Governance Review to provide the Trust with a new Board with the skills mix needed to meet the challenges ahead and to allow the Trust to operate more efficiently and effectively across all our activities”, said Roger Wheater, Chairman of the Trust.The new Board takes up its responsibilities next month at the start of the next financial year. The national conservation charity, which has 271,000 members, has significantly reduced its operating deficit from over £2.5 million in 1999 to just over £0.5 million this year and says that it is “set to achieve a sustainable break-even by 2005.” Howard Lake | 16 February 2004 | Newslast_img

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