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Meet the team

Based out of Battleby House, Perth, 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. 

Freddie Ingleby, Managing Director, Caledonian Climate

Freddie Ingleby

Managing Director

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.

Garth Mortimer, Head of Projects, Caledonian Climate

Garth Mortimer

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. 

Andrew Adamson, Head of Operations, Caledonian Climate

Andrew Adamson

Head of Operations

Andrew has worked as a Rural Professional in Scotland for the last 10 years, predominately on upland Farms and Estates as a Chartered Rural Surveyor. With a breadth of knowledge in both Traditional and Conservation style Land Management, he can offer expert advice on Integrated Land Management and Peatland Restoration. As well as being dedicated to preserving Scotland's uplands, Andrew is a keen outdoorsman and enjoys being in the hills or fishing a Highland river. 

Calum Langdale, Senior Environmental Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Calum Langdale

Senior Environmental Consultant

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.

Jura MacMillan, Environmental Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Jura MacMillan

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.

Abel McLinden, Environmental Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Abel McLinden

Environmental Consultant

Abel has a wide range of experience collaborating with various stakeholders across the Scottish Highlands in landscape planning, management and ecological design. At home in the mountains, Abel also works in interpretation of the Scottish landscape through mountain guiding and environmental education. A keen mountaineer, mountain biker and hill runner, Abel is a volunteer member of Torridon Mountain Rescue Team.

Joanna Maclennan, Graduate Environmental Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Joanna Maclennan

Graduate Environmental Consultant

Recently graduating from Edinburgh Napier University, Joanna studied Animal & Conservation Biology, within which she researched the effects of restoration on peatland plant communities. Coming from a rural crofting background, Joanna is passionate about the positive socio-economic impacts ecological restoration can have on rural Scottish communities. In her free time, Joanna enjoys competing in judo and preserving rare native cattle breeds.

Hannah Smith, Geospatial Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Hannah Smith

Geospatial Consultant

Graduating with a degree in Environmental Management in 2022, Hannah has come to us after working for a year as an Environmental Specialist in the manufacturing sector. With a passion for GIS and a drive to use and develop these skills further, she has joined the team as a Geospatial Consultant. Growing up in the Scottish Highlands Hannah is happiest outdoors, with hobbies including hill walking, wild camping and skiing. 

Dan Ashwood, Natural Capital Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Dan Ashwood

Natural Capital Consultant

Having focused on Analytical, Environmental and Sustainable Chemistry during his degree at the University of Edinburgh, Dan finished his studies with research at the UK Center for Ecology and Hydrology, developing agricultural Circular Economy practices. Dan is passionate about big picture thinking and getting hands on where it matters. He is often found in the Scottish Highlands pretending to be a mountain goat, likely with Jura & Abel.
Philippa Huntly, Environmental Consultant, Caledonian Climate

Philippa Huntly

Environmental Consultant

Philippa has worked in nature conservation for over 25 years and brings experience in funded project management and biodiversity stewardship. With a degree in Environmental Science and Development (MSc) and an undergrad degree in Geography and Economics, Philippa has worked in government and the private sector. She is especially interested in supporting people who own or manage natural landscapes to have access to the best available information to enable sustainable land use decision making that works for all, long term.

Simon Laird, Director, Caledonian Climate

Simon Laird


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 Wilson, Director, Caledonian Climate

Randal Wilson


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 Alexander, Director, Caledonian Climate

Michael Alexander


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.