A Holyrood/SURF conference held at The Royal Society, Edinburgh

This Holyrood/SURF event was organised to explore how best to sustain regeneration projects in the current economic climate. Speakers included

  • Alex Neil MSP, Minister for Housing and Communities, Scottish Government
  • Andy Milne, Chief Executive, SURF
  • Cllr Tom Buchanan, Head of Economic Development, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Kenneth Ross, Chairman and Chief Executive, Elphinstone Holding Ltd
  • Gordon McLaren, Chief Executive, East of Scotland European Partnership
  • Eric Samuel, Senior Policy Officer, Big Lottery Fund in Scotland
  • George Chalmers, Project Leader, Milnbank Community Enterprise
  • Craig Sanderson, Chief Executive, LINK Housing
  • Bill Nicol, Chief Executive, Riverside Inverclyde Urban Regeneration Company
  • Andrew Bruce, Director of the HUB Initiative, Scottish Futures Trust
  • Alison Newton, Head of Regeneration, McGrigors LLP

A full event report, produced by Jennifer McConnachie of Holyrood, is available for download.