New Lanark is governed by a board of 6 trustees from a range of professional backgrounds.
The Board provides guidance to New Lanark Trust on a range of subjects including planning, finance, heritage and Health and Safety. The Trustees carry out their duties on a voluntary basis.
James Pow - Chair
James Pow has exceptional experience and is a specialist in the retail sector at international level. His skills span manufacturing, supply chain, sales, marketing and branding. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, the Institute of Directors and The Marketing Society.
Commenting on his appointment, James Pow said, ‘I am excited to be taking on the role of chair at New Lanark, a place of global significance. I look forward to leading the trust as we work to recover from the challenges of the pandemic, ensuring that we are a sustainable business, a vibrant community and one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions.’
Ewan McCall holds an MA in History from the University of St Andrews and is a published historian with a specialism in the political and social landscape of eighteenth-century Scotland.
Sheenagh is a public service professional with over 30 years’ experience in the civil service and local government.
Originally a Physicist, Jonathan developed an early passion for the heritage, first expressed in direct action volunteering to restore inland waterways at risk of closure and abandonment.
Jonathan Russell is a business consultant who has worked in media, tech, manufacturing, social enterprise and tourism.
Duncan is a Finance professional with wide experience across the range of Public Sector bodies and in Multinational Private Sector companies.