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About Us

Barbara Cummins

Barbara Cummins is the Director of Heritage.

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Prior to joining the organisation, Barbara spent 18 years working in Scottish local government where she gained extensive experience in dealing with significant and high-profile planning cases.

She has a BA Honours degree in Geography from the Queens University of Belfast (with first arts Archaeology, Economic History and Social Anthropology), a Postgraduate Diploma in Town and Country Planning from Heriot Watt University, is a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute and has a Masters in Business Administration from Edinburgh University.

She is a member of the Scottish Executive Committee of the Royal Town Planning Institute in Scotland.