Addition to management
Wilson to lead Buccleuch’s energy plans
Mr Wilson, 47, has joined the senior management and will be responsible for energy developments across the company’s estates in Scotland and England and for identifying innovative energy opportunities.
Prior to joining Buccleuch, Mr Wilson was projects director at Energos, a supplier of small-scale clean energy recovery from waste plants and technology. The company specialised in gasification projects in Norway, Germany and the UK.
Before that, he worked for ScottishPower after starting his career at John Brown Engineering.
He said: “Energy is becoming an increasingly important sector to rural businesses and I’m delighted to join Buccleuch who have used their resources to develop many innovative projects.”
John Glen, chief executive of Buccleuch, said: “Buccleuch continually strives to use its resources to generate economic growth and Alan will help us to identify and develop energy projects that can meet this aim.”