New chief for green charity

ENVIRONMENTAL charity Friends of the Earth Scotland has announced the appointment of its new chief executive.

Stan Blackley, who has spent eleven years running his own Edinburgh-based PR agency, takes over the role from Duncan McLaren.

Mr Blackley said: "This is an exciting time to be entering this post, with a new political landscape in Scotland and considerable potential to ensure the Scottish Government is held to account in moving towards a low-carbon economy.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

"We will work to achieve this by holding the new SNP government to its manifesto commitments, and working with all politicians in the next session of the Scottish Parliament."