Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Online Conference

Monday 13 February 2023 - 10:00 to 12:30


Nature Scot

Join Nature Scot to learn more about Scotland’s ambition for nature restoration, the skills we need to meet that ambition and what the Scottish Government and its partners are doing to support the development of a skilled, inclusive workforce for nature restoration.

Scotland’s first online Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Conference will demonstrate how nature restoration can tackle the nature and climate emergency and provide attractive new opportunities for business and for Scotland’s current and future workforce.

Speakers include:

• Ms Lorna Slater - Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity: Supporting a pipeline of jobs and skills to restore Scotland’s Nature

• Francesca Osowska – CEO, NatureScot Why we need to restore Scotland’s Nature

• Nikki Yoxall - UK Nature Friendly Farming Network. Skills for nature friendly farming

• Liz Barron-Majerik – Director, Lantra Scotland Supporting a thriving and more diverse nature-based sector

• Gail Hurley – Director of Advisory, Finance Earth Skills to secure and deliver green finance projects

• Aekus Kamboj - Environmental Officer CEMVO (Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations) The benefits of a more diverse nature-based workforce