Thomas Coutts

Project Manager, Economic Development, Shetland Islands Council

Thomas is a Project Manager with Shetland Islands Council Economic Development Department. He previously worked on a secondment basis as Business Development Manager for Shetland College and Short Courses Manager for Train Shetland. He has a wide range of experience in Economic Development, including LEADER, economic research, project management, Business Gateway and strategy/policy development.

Thomas was involved in preparing LEADER Local Development Strategy and Business Plan for 2014-2020 programme, and for 2007-2013 programme acted as project manager and temporarily as LEADER co-ordinator. Member of LAG for LEADER+ and LEADER 2007-2013

He is a member of Ulsta Hall Committee and previously served on Yell Community Council.