About Us

Kirsteen Rowlands

Kirsteen Rowlands is the interim Director of Communications.

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Kirsteen is responsible for all strategic communications for Historic Environment Scotland (HES). This includes external communications, internal communications, media relations, stakeholder engagement, digital and branding. She is also responsible for our filming and photography and the Gaelic Language Plan.

Kirsteen has worked in a range of government communications roles for over 20 years, both in London and Scotland. She is currently on secondment from the Scottish Government, where she was Head of Corporate Communications.

A history graduate of Oxford University, Kirsteen is originally from Aberdeen.