Publication - Progress report

Scotland's Climate Assembly: operations and administration arrangements

Details on the Assembly's independence and governance, resources, member recruitment, meetings, evidence base, engagement, principles and reporting arrangements.

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Contents
Scotland's Climate Assembly: operations and administration arrangements
Annex B – Stewarding group membership

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Annex B – Stewarding group membership

Claudia Beamish MSP - Claudia is a Scottish Labour politician who has served as a Member of the Scottish Parliament for the South Scotland region since 2011. Claudia acts as the Scottish Labour representative on the stewarding group.

Malcolm Cannon - Malcolm joined the Institute of Directors Scotland as National Director in September 2019. 

Finlay Carson MSP - Finlay is a Scottish Conservative politician who has served as a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Galloway and West Dumfries since 2016. Finlay acts as the Scottish Conservative and Unionist representative on the stewarding group.

Bryce Cunningham - Bryce is a dairy farmer, distributor and owner of Mossgiel Organic Farm.

John Dickie - John is Director of Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland.

Iain Docherty - Professor Iain Docherty is Dean for the Institute of Advanced Studies. Iain joined the University of Stirling in April 2019. 

Kate Dyer - Kate is a governance and accountability specialist and has worked at senior levels with NGOs, international donors, philanthropic foundations and governments. Kate is one of Extinction Rebellion Scotland's representatives on the stewarding group.

Oliver Escobar - Dr Oliver Escobar is a senior lecturer in Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh and Academic Lead on Democratic Innovation at the Edinburgh Futures Institute.

Liam Fowley - Liam was elected in June 2019 to represent Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley in the Scottish Youth Parliament. Liam represents young people on the stewarding group.

Doreen Grove - Doreen is a civil servant and leads the Scottish Government's involvement in the Open Government Partnership at both a national and international level.

Justin Kenrick - Justin is an activist anthropologist working in Africa and Scotland on community resilience and community lands. Justin is one of Extinction Rebellion Scotland's representatives on the steering group.

Paul de Leeuw - Paul is a senior industry leader and executive with over 30 years' experience in the global energy sector. Paul is currently Director of Robert Gordon University's Energy Transition Institute.

Kirsten Leggatt – Kirsten is an operational volunteer with the 2050 Climate Group and is Chair of their Leaders Network. Kirsten represents young people on the stewarding group.

Angus MacDonald MSP - Angus is a Scottish National Party politician who has served as a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Falkirk East since 2011. Angus acts as the Scottish National Party representative on the stewarding group.

Audrey MacDougall - Dr Audrey MacDougall is a civil servant and is the Scottish Government's Chief Social Researcher and Deputy Director in charge of the Communities Analysis Division.

Jenny Marr - Jenny is the Scottish Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment. Jenny acts as the Scottish Liberal Democrat representative on the stewarding group.

Andrew McCornick - Andrew is a farmer and was made President of the National Farmers Union Scotland in 2017.

Scott McGrane - Dr Scott McGrane is a lecturer in environmental change within the Department for Economics at the University of Strathclyde. Scott represents the Fraser of Allander Institute on the stewarding group.

Andrew McRae - Andrew is an Edinburgh retailer and represents the Federation of Small Businesses on the stewarding group.

Laura Moodie - Laura is the Scottish Green Party's lead candidate for the South Scotland region in the 2021 Holyrood elections. Laura represents the Scottish Green Party on the stewarding group.

Jess Pepper - Jess is a climate advocate and Climate Reality leader.

Mike Robinson - Mike is the Chief Executive of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society based in Perth, a role he has held since 2008.

Jane Suiter - Dr Jane Suiter is an Associate Professor at Dublin City University and has significant experience working with citizen assemblies and other deliberative democratic processes.

Sally Thomas - Sally is Chief Executive of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations.


Contact

Email: climate.change@gov.scot