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Crichton Carbon Centre ©2019 

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ABOUT US

Balancing People and Environment.

Established in 2007 the Crichton Carbon Centre is a unique blend of academia and applied work.

We are an environmental not-for-profit (SC038915) organisation with offices at the Crichton University Campus in Dumfries, and Kirkgunzeon in southwest Scotland.

Our strong scholarship base keeps us at the forefront of current knowledge, enabling us to provide advice that is built on the most up to date information and understanding. We undertake grant funded projects and commercial commissions, working with individuals, communities and a wide range of organisations, including businesses, social enterprises, schools, colleges, universities and public institutions.

Our team

Dr Emily Taylor
General Manager
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Matthew Cook
Peatland Action
Project Officer

Dr Emily Taylor, heads up the Carbon Centre and oversees all of our projects. Emily is a peatland specialist, she has developed, and is delivering the highly popular Peatland Action Restoration Events throughout Scotland.

Matthew has worked for many years in upland regions across Britain.  Formerly involved in the renewable energy sector, he is now happy to be working towards protection and management of the natural environment.

Gillian Godfrey
Finance Officer
Shalla Gray
Biosphere Explorers Project Officer

Gillian has worked  for the Carbon Centre for many years. She keeps everything running smoothly in the background and is involved in all of our projects.

Shalla is running the centre's Environmental Education project.  She will be working with schools in the Biosphere to help the children make the most of their natural environment. Shalla is also an artist and illustrator.
Jayne Murdoch
PA Event coordinator
& CCC comms
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Jayne has a background in Environmental Management and is a Professional IEMA (PIEMA) member. She has worked on several projects at the centre and is currently working with Emily, coordinating the Peatland Action Restoration Events.

She also works on our comms and social media.

Our trustees

 

 

The Crichton Carbon Centre is governed by a board of voluntary trustees who guide the direction of the centre and oversee decisions. They are:

 

Dr. Mary-Ann Smyth, Chair

Gillian Khosla

Andy J McNab

Additional input is provided by Alice Campbell, Associate Director and Dr. Rachel Dunk, Fellow.