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Jim MacDonald

Jim MacDonald

Chief Executive, Architecture & Design Scotland
Jim is a Town Planner, Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. He has over 30 years’ experience working on built environment issues within central and local government across the UK. Previously, he served as Historic Scotland’s Deputy Chief Inspector and has also worked for Glasgow City Council, North Lanarkshire Council, the City of Westminster and English Heritage’s London Region. He has held non-executive roles across Edinburgh World Heritage, Old Town Projects Ltd., and Skye Connect, and regularly volunteers with Planning Aid for Scotland.
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