NatureScot welcomes appointment of new chair

Colin Galbraith - New Chair
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NatureScot has welcomed the Scottish Government announcement of the public appointment of Professor Colin Galbraith as the new chair of the NatureScot board.

NatureScot Chief Executive Francesca Osowska commented: “The appointment of Professor Colin Galbraith as NatureScot’s new Chair is wonderful news. Colin brings a wealth of experience and, with his passion and expertise for tackling the nature-climate emergency, I am looking forward to us having an even bigger impact on the recovery of Scotland’s natural environment.”

Professor Colin Galbraith added:  “I am delighted to have been appointed as the Chair of NatureScot and look forward to leading the organisation in the years ahead. This is a key time for nature across Scotland and the need to tackle the twin emergencies of nature loss and climate change has never been greater or more urgent.”