Steering Group


The Steering Group of the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital, listed below, is made up of senior representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Alan Thornburrow

Director for Scotland, Business in the Community

Anne McCall

Director, RSPB Scotland

Professor Colin Campbell

Chief Executive, James Hutton Institute

David Watt (Chair)

Director - Governance Express

Francesca Osowska

Chief Executive, NatureScot

Dr Gary Gillespie

Chief Economic Adviser, The Scottish Government

Jo Pike (Deputy Chair)

Chief Executive, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Karen Watt 

Chief Executive of Scottish Funding Council

Louise Macdonald

National Director Scotland, Institute of Directors

Professor Marc Metzger

Professor of Environment and Society, University of Edinburgh

Michelle Mullen

Executive Director, Standards at ICAS

Dr Richard Mattison

Chief Executive Officer, Trucost, S&P Global

Simon Fuller

Deputy Director - Rural & Environmental Science and Analytical Services, The Scottish Government

Simon Hodge

Chief Executive of Crown Estate Scotland 

Tom McKenna

Senior Manager, Capitals Coalition - (Youth representative)

Professor Wayne Powell

Chief Executive of Scotland's Rural College

Professor William Austin

Chair of the Scottish Blue Carbon Forum