Alistair MacLeod

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

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Tel: +44 (0)1343 543165
Fax: +44 (0)1343 541135

Forest Research
Newton Research Office
Newton Nursery
Morayshire IV30 8XR

Alistair left Newton Rigg Forestry College with a Forestry OND in 1984. He joined the Forestry Commission later that year as a forester based at Piel Wyke in North Lakes Forest District . Alistair left the Lake District in 1989 for a specialist tour with Forest Research in the then Silviculture Division based at Newton in North Scotland.

Current role

Field Station Manager, Technical Services Unit

Responsible for managing:

  • Teams of Research Workers at Newton and Lairg field stations
  • Field survey teams across Scotland working on the Native Woodland Survey for Scotland
  • Seed Stand inspections across North Scotland covered by the Forest Reproductive Materials Regulations (FRM)
  • All Forest Research field experiments across the field station area.

TSU provide a wide range of advice and support services to the forestry and environmental sectors as well as scientific staff within Forest Research.