SNH director hired

Halfhide takes interim role at South of Scotland Enterprise

Nick Halfhide: listening (pic: Scottish Natural Heritage)

An interim chief executive has been appointed to the new agency which is regenerating the south of Scotland’s economy.

Nick Halfhide,  director of sustainable growth at Scottish Natural Heritage, will take on the South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) role from 3 February until a permanent appointment is made.

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing said:“Today’s announcement marks an important step in our commitment to delivering  the new enterprise agency for the south of Scotland.  

“With his understanding of Scotland’s rural economy as well as his organisational and leadership experience, Nick Halfhide brings the right mixture of skills to the role of interim chief executive.  Nick will help to ensure SOSE is effective from the outset and able to deliver on our ambitions for the future of the south of Scotland.”

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