Jane Williamson and Terry Levinthal join Historic Environment Scotland board

Jane Williamson and Terry Levinthal join Historic Environment Scotland board

Terry Levinthal

Architect Jane Williamson and Cockburn Association director Terry Levinthal have been appointed to the board of Historic Environment Scotland.

Jane Williamson is a group manager of project management and surveying within a multi-disciplinary design team in Glasgow City Council. She is responsible for managing multi-million-pound complex construction projects. An architect by background, Jane primarily works on health and social care projects.

Terry Levinthal is a senior executive and non-executive director experienced in the governance and management of quasi-public and charitable organisations in the heritage and environmental sectors. Terry is currently the director of the Cockburn Association in Edinburgh, one of the oldest conservation organisations in the UK.

Andrew Davis is a qualified accountant and experienced strategy and commercial director in the Scottish financial services sector. He currently holds the role of commercial director at TSB, having also held positions at Scottish Widows and Bank of Scotland.

Emma Herd chartered accountant and is currently head of corporate enablement and control at Aberdeen Standard Investments. She trained with KPMG and has worked in the financial services industry for two decades in the UK and Australia.

Fiona Hyslop, cabinet secretary for the economy, fair work and culture, announced the appointments to the board, which also include accountants Andrew Davis and Emma Herd.

Jane Ryder, OBE, chair of Historic Environment Scotland, said: “On behalf of the board, I am delighted to welcome Andrew, Emma, Jane and Terry to the Board of Historic Environment Scotland.

“The new board members bring a splendid range of experience and different perspectives, as we had hoped in initiating the recruitment process. They join our well-established board at an extraordinary time and together I believe we have the right mix of talent, skills, objectivity and commitment, to ensure the effective response to the immediate challenges and the longer-term development of the organisation.”

The appointments will be for four years and will run to April 5, 2024.

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