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
  • Director of Conservation & Visitor Operations - Simon Jones
  • Director of Estates & Commercial Development - Markus Kroner

The National Park employs around 130 staff. They do many jobs to achieve the three priority outcomes of the National Park: Conservation, Visitor Experience and Rural Development. These outcomes are supported by the Corporate Services function as you can see from our organisational structure below:

Organisational structure

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