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Director of Marine Scotland

Annabel Turpie

Contact

Address

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG

Email
ceu@gov.scot

Annabel Turpie was appointed as Director of Marine Scotland in August 2020.

Responsibilities

The Director of Marine Scotland is responsible for Marine Scotland. 

Biography

Annabel was born in Glasgow and studied History and Politics at Edinburgh University. Her career has spanned both public and private sectors and she has worked in the UK and Brussels.

She held Deputy Director roles in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, the Office of Civil Society, Constitution Group and the Department for Communities and Local Government before returning to Scotland in 2015 to head up the Resilience Division. She then moved to Agriculture and Rural Economy, first as Chief Operating Officer of agricultural delivery and then as the Director of Agriculture and Rural Delivery, and joined Marine Scotland as Director in August 2020.

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