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7 June 2016

Board Members Sought for Historic Environment Scotland

Scottish Ministers are looking for two new members to join the Board of Historic Environment Scotland (HES).

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The new members will work alongside Chair Jane Ryder and the board to champion and enhance Scotland’s diverse historic environment.

Historic Environment Scotland was formed in October 2015 and is the lead public body for the historic environment in Scotland, playing a key role in delivering the Scottish Government’s Historic Environment Strategy Our Place in Time.

Applications are sought specifically from people with experience of finance, audit and risk who want to contribute to the development of the new organisation and feel they have the skills required.

Further information is available on the Public Appointments website

The closing date is 1st July, with post holders appointed for up to 4 years.

About Historic Environment Scotland (HES)

  • As of the 1st October 2015, Historic Scotland and RCAHMS came together to form a new lead public body charged with caring for, protecting and promoting the historic environment. The new body Historic Environment Scotland (HES) will lead on delivering Scotland’s first strategy for the historic environment, Our Place in Time.
  • Historic Scotland is a sub brand of HES.
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Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016

2016 is the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design (IAD). Through a series of exciting events and activity, the year will showcase Scotland's position as an "innovation nation", its outstanding built heritage, and its thriving, internationally acclaimed creative industries sector. This is a Scottish Government initiative being led by VisitScotland and supported by a variety of partners.

Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016

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For further information

Grant Thomson
Historic Environment Scotland Media Office
Direct Line: 0131 668 8603
Mobile: 07580 702 611