Meet the team
Based in Angus, we work closely with partners, contractors and stakeholders across the whole of Scotland
We also work in close consultation with the Caledonian Climate Advisory Board to ensure our restoration initiatives are guided by the best possible science and research.
With ten years of operational experience working for global corporates, Freddie is the eyes and ears of Caledonian Climate. He works closely with our business and landholder partners to build strong, lasting relationships and maximise mutual benefits. Freddie has a background in farming, a love for the Scottish countryside and a desire to make a positive personal impact on rural communities and ecosystems.
Head of Projects
With over 20 years’ experience of nature conservation in South Africa, including the protection and effective management of the Cape Floristic Region, Garth brings extensive experience in development and implementation of conservation strategy, project management, and collaborative working. Garth is passionate about developing people, building inclusive relationships, embedding excellence, and sharing knowledge to build a strong teamwork culture.
Environmental Project Leader and Media Coordinator
Annabel comes from a rural-farming background with extensive experience in equine management and agriculture, underpinned by four years working in Australia and New Zealand. Having recently returned to Scotland to peruse a passion for environmental work on home turf, Annabel carries out detailed feasibility studies of restoration sites, whilst spearheading the business’s social media and marketing.
Calum has an academic background in Geography and Environmental Management. Prior to joining Caledonian Climate, he worked for a multi-disciplinary environmental consultancy with experience in environmental surveys, land risk management, GIS and contractor management. Calum has a keen understanding of environmental policy from his time with Scottish Environment LINK. When not at work, Calum is a keen mountain biker, climber, and hillwalker.
Graduate Environmental Consultant
Recently graduating with a Geography degree specialising in the environmental impacts of Scottish land management, Jura is passionate about restoring wild places. She loves to spend her time running in the hills and regularly competes very successfully. Jura volunteers for Scotland: The Big Picture by engaging young people in rewilding and has completed an internship with Seawilding, undertaking marine biodiversity surveys and harvesting seagrass to contribute towards its restoration.
Simon has a long track record of direct operational involvement in most rural property matters. These include sportings, forestry, renewables, agriculture and tourism. Identifying opportunities, within the rural land use sector, which attract investment and create employment is a particular interest.
Randal brings substantial arable and livestock farming experience (both lowland and upland) to Caledonian Climate, along with multiple rural land management roles. He manages significant renewable energy resources, extensive woodlands and sporting estates. And close to his heart, Randal has been at the forefront of peatland restoration in Scotland, revitalising 250 hectares of degraded peatlands in Ross-shire.
Michael is a sustainability professional with more than 25 years of multi-disciplinary experience in driving improvements in global corporations. A leader in the development, implementation and evaluation of corporate sustainability vision and strategy, his dual focus is on environmental benefits and sustainable business growth. At the weekend, Michael is also a part-time smallholder farmer.