We are really delighted to announce that Craig Mackenzie has recently been appointed as a Land Commissioner of the Scottish Land Commission.
Scottish landscape with river running through

Dr Craig Mackenzie, a Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Enterprise, has over 20 years of experience in investment management, combining financial and sustainable investment roles. Craig founded our Centre for Business and Climate Change (BCCaS) and helped launch carbon management and climate finance MSc programmes.

Of his appointed to the Land Commission, Craig said: ‘I am excited to become a Land Commissioner and I’m looking forward to using my financial and standards-setting experience to contribute to more sustainable and equitable land use and development. Scotland's landscapes hold immense potential, and I am eager play a role in helping to achieve it.'

The Scottish Land Commission is an executive non-departmental public body led by a Board of Commissioners comprised of five Land Commissioners and the Tenant Farming Commissioner, who are all appointed by Scottish Ministers. The role of the Scottish Land Commission is to advise Scottish Ministers on an ongoing programme of land reform. This is particularly important in 2024, given a new Land Reform Bill is expected to be tabled at Holyrood. In addition, to its advisory role the Commission provides leadership for change in culture and practice, conducting a programme of engagement, producing guidance and supporting good practice in land ownership, management and use.

Read more about Craig Mackenzie's appointment.

Craig Mackenzie

Craig Mackenzie is our Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Enterprise.