Scotland's National Forests are managed by Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES), an agency of Forestry Commission. The Executive Team gives strategic direction to the organisation, and monitors performance against policies, strategies and targets, and provides support to the Chief Executive and Director Scotland.

Executive Team members

  • Trefor Owen – Interim Chief Executive (Chair)
  • Jo Ellis – Interim Head of Land Management
  • John Mair – Head of Estate Development
  • Alan Stevenson – Head of Community and Visitor Services
  • Nicky Whitaker – Interim Head of Business Services
  • Michael Hymers – Head of Corporate Support
  • Donna Mortimer – Head of Finance and Procurement
  • Rosetta Forbes – Head of HR Scotland
  • Carol McGinnes – Regional Manager (Central)
  • Sallie Bailey – Regional Manager (South)
  • John Thomson – Interim Regional Manager (East)
  • David Jardine – Regional Manager (West)
  • Graeme Prest – Regional Manager (North)
  • Rhondda Salmond – Secretariat

The Executive Team meets once per month, and minutes of the meeting are available below.


View meeting minutes