Images of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Who We Are

The National Park Authority consists of the National Park Authority Board and National Park Authority employees:

The National Park Authority Board

Guiding and setting the direction for the National Park.

The Executive

Day-to-day management of the Authority is undertaken by the Executive, comprising:
  • Chief Executive - Gordon Watson
  • Director of Corporate Services - Jaki Carnegie
The National Park employs around 130 staff. They do many jobs to achieve the three core activities of the National Park: Conservation, Visitor Experience and Rural Development. These activities are supported by the Corporate Services function.

Conservation & Land Use
  • Land management advisers
  • Landscape architects
  • Tree and woodland adviser
  • Water management specialists
  • Conservation specialists and ecologists

Visitor Experience

  • Visitor management specialists
  • Access officers
  • Rangers

Rural Development

  • Rural development specialists
  • Community engagement officers
  • Planners

Corporate Services

  • Human resources
  • Communications
  • Finance & Performance

Our Values

  • Passion - We love what we do
  • Leadership - We show the way
  • Accessible - We’re approachable, open and friendly
  • Caring - We respect the past and shape the future
  • Inspiring - We spark ideas for action
  • Green - We do the right thing for the Park and planet