Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme Researcher
I work as a researcher on Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Programme projects. The main project I currently work on is the REGINA project which aims to reduce the vulnerability and increase the preparedness of small communities in remote areas of the Nordic Arctic and Scotland facing development of large-scale, resource-based industries. My current research looks at the nascent marine energy sector and its role in rural development of the Far North and development of a Local Benefit Analysis Toolbox for communities across the NPA region.
I maintain a broad interest in all renewable technologies, climate change and the socioeconomic development of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. I am a founding member of the 2050 Climate Group, Scotland’s Youth Climate Group.