I’m a freelance sustainable development consultant, land reform policy advisor and academic, originally from the Isle of Harris and now based in Glasgow. My consultancy work focuses mainly on the relationship between land, communities, and sustainable development.

I have a PhD in public policy implementation, and have taught undergraduate and postgraduate public management, and sustainable development courses at Robert Gordon University, the University of the Highlands  and Islands, and the University of Edinburgh. 

I'm a Board Member of MG ALBA.  I was previoulsy a member of the Harris Tweed Authority, and a member of the Scottish Land Fund Committee. 

I write on land reform, rural development and sustainabilty issues via my blog, Beyond the Horizon, and in the West Highland Free Press, the Stornoway Gazette and other outlets.

I can be contacted at to discuss potential commissioned work. 







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