Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has appointed Elly McCrone as its new Director of Heritage.
The appointment spans a number of areas including the provision of advice, policy and guidance on issues relating to the historic environment through HES’ role in the planning process, as well as responsibility for functions including survey and recording and designations.
The heritage directorate also look after internationally significant archives, having made over one million records available to users online and maintain the National Record of the Historic Environment.
Elly has over 20 years’ experience working in the heritage sector and joined HES’ predecessor, Historic Scotland in 2002. Her most recent role was Head of Designations. She is also a member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and an associate member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
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