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About Us

Alison Turnbull

Alison Turnbull is the Director of Development and Partnership.

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Alison’s role focuses on implementing strategic development plans and helping deliver Our Place in Time, the strategy for the historic environment of Scotland.

She has over 10 years of experience within the heritage sector, serving as the Head of Research and Development at the Museum Galleries Scotland. Before that she worked in a range of policy development roles in the Scottish Government, corporate communications, research and tertiary education.

Alison has degrees in Sociology and Cultural Studies from the University of Auckland. She is a former Deputy Chair of Hearts & Minds.