Scotland's National Forest Estate is managed by Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES), an agency of FCS. Forest Enterprise Scotland's Management Board (FESMB) gives strategic direction and leadership to the Scottish Forest Districts.

Members of the management board

  • Trefor OwenInterim Chief Executive (Chair)
  • Michael Ansell – Head of Estate Development
  • Alan Stevenson – Head of Community and Visitor Services
  • Brent Meakin – Head of Business Services
  • Michael Hymers – Head of Corporate Support
  • Donna Mortimer – Head of Finance and Procurement
  • Rosetta Forbes – Head of HR Scotland
  • Rhona MacPherson and Amanda McInnes – Secretaries to the management board

Purpose of the management board

The Management Board provides leadership and direction for Forest Enterprise Scotland. It monitors performance against agreed policies, strategies and targets and provides advice and support to the Chief Executive and Director Scotland.

The Board meets once a month. Minutes are produced to record the main discussion points and any actions from each minute and published online.

Management board meeting minutes (by meeting date):

Previous year's meeting minutes and papers are available on request, subject to availability.