Sir Mark Jones has been announced as the next Chair of the National Trust for Scotland taking over from Sir Moir Lockhead who will step down in August after 4 years in the post.
Sir Mark is currently chair of the Pilgrim Trust, the Historic Scotland Foundation and the Patrick Allan-Fraser of Hospitalfield Trust. He also owns the Golden Hare bookshop in Stockbridge, Edinburgh, which was recently named Independent Bookshop of the Year at the British Book Awards.
Commenting on the appointment Willie Finlayson said “We are delighted to have advised the National Trust for Scotland on this important appointment and wish Sir Mark and the board continued success.”
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