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Respected Highland conservationist and mountaineer appointed as new John Muir Trust chief executive

22 days ago   |   By Press and Journal

A renowned Highlands conservationist and mountaineer has been appointed as the new chief executive of the John Muir Trust.
David Balharry will assume the role in January following the retirement of previous chief executive Andrew Bachell.
Mr Balharry, who hails from Cannich, is well known in the Highland shinty circle where he played for Newtonmore and Strathglass and joins the trust from the Scottish Government where he was responsible for rural policy.
Mr Balharry said: “I believe it's an absolute necessity that we protect wild places - particularly by empowering people and engaging...
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