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Derek Peacock - Finance and Audit Manager - Structural Funds Projects

Finance and Audit Manager

I am a Chartered Certified Accountant with 14 years’ financial management experience including 10 years in the Construction & Civil Engineering sector and 4 years in the public sector including finance and audit roles with Highlands & Islands Enterprise and the University of the Highlands & Islands.

I am also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters and recently studied full time for a BSc Sustainable Forest Management with Conservation at the University of the Highlands & Islands which included a year working with Forest Enterprise Scotland, Inverness, Ross & Skye District.

I am originally from Norwich, Norfolk and have a strong interest in sustainable land management.

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Forest College – for learners and leaders

Newbattle Abbey enjoys a rich and colourful history stretching back over 900 years.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Firhill for thrills

When Partick Thistle ignited football passions in Maryhill there was a popular phrase — ‘Firhill for thrills’.  It was a fitting way to capture the mood of the day and popularise the football team based at...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Edinburgh Shoreline – a coastal success

The shoreline around Edinburgh has held a fascination for years. It’s supported nature, housed industry, provided fishing opportunities and, alas, even been a dumping zone.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
10,000 Raingardens for Scotland

It’s a big number. It’s a big ambition. But it promises to make a big, big impact.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019