Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Conference

13 March 2023

What skills do we need to deliver nature-based solutions to the climate emergency?

Scotland’s first online Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Conference will demonstrate how nature restoration can tackle the nature and climate emergency and provide attractive new opportunities for business and for Scotland’s current and future workforce.

Hear from a range of speakers on Scotland’s ambition for nature restoration, the skills we need to meet that ambition and what the Scottish Government and its partners are doing to support the development of a skilled, inclusive workforce for nature restoration.

Date: Monday 13th March 2023
Time: 10.00-12.30
Location: Online

Book your FREE online place through Eventbrite.

Speakers include:

 Ms Lorna Slater - Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity: Supporting a pipeline of jobs and skills to restore Scotland’s Nature

  • Francesca Osowska – CEO, NatureScot Why we need to restore Scotland’s Nature
  • Nikki Yoxall - UK Nature Friendly Farming Network. Skills for nature friendly farming
  • Liz Barron-Majerik – Director, Lantra Scotland Supporting a thriving and more diverse nature-based sector
  • Gail Hurley – Director of Advisory, Finance Earth Skills to secure and deliver green finance projects
  • Aekus Kamboj - Environmental Officer CEMVO (Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations The benefits of a more diverse nature-based workforce

Who should attend?

Skills, learning and careers agencies and policy makers, enterprise and economic development agencies, learning and training providers, careers service providers, environmental eNGOs, sector representatives that are or could be engaged in activity related to nature restoration (e.g. land-based sector, nature conservation sector, civil engineering sector)

Find out more about Nature-based jobs and skills at NatureScot.

You also have the opportunity to join Events for Nature Restoration Jobs and Skills Week - March 2023 

If you have any queries regarding this event, please email: [email protected]