Defra Ministers have appointed Professor Colin Galbraith as Chair of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. This appointment is for three years and will run from 25 January 2021 to 24 January 2024.
Colin has been Deputy Chairman of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) from 2017 and Independent member of the Committee since 2014. Colin has previously been the Director of Policy and Advice in Scottish Natural Heritage (now NatureScot) and is now the Director of his own environmental consultancy. Colin has also made contributions to the Convention on Migratory Species and the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.