Operations Officer, Scottish Natural Heritage
As chair of Shetland Environment Partnership, Juan represents the wider environment sector and can offer expertise on nature and landscapes. Through involvement in Community Planning, Juan has developed an interest in ways in which the environment can deliver wider social benefits such as health and wellbeing, Juan is a member of Shetland Physical Activity Special Interest Group. Juan’s role in Scottish Natural Heritage includes giving land management advice, and he has been involved in schemes such as the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).
Outside work Juan is chair of Garden and Ecology Trail Sandwick (GAETS), a community group which aims to improve the local environment and encourage outdoor access.