Iain Gulland

Iain Gulland

Company: Zero Waste Scotland

Job title: Chief Executive


Iain is Chief Executive of Zero Waste Scotland and previously led its predecessor programme, WRAP Scotland.

Zero Waste Scotland leads on the delivery of the Scottish Government’s Circular Economy strategy and other low carbon policy priorities, and is at the forefront of efforts to create a resource efficient, circular economy.

Iain has more than 25 years’ experience in sustainable resource management, including initiating recycling systems in the public and third sectors.  He is the current President of the Association of Cities and Regions for Sustainable Resource Management (ACR+) and he is a member of a number of Scottish Government strategic groups including the Economy and Environment Leaders Group, the Board of the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme and the Expert Panel on Environmental Charges.  He was voted the ‘most influential person in the UK waste and resource efficiency sector’ in 2014 by Resource Magazine, and he was granted Fellowship of Chartered Institution of Wastes Management in 2016.


Twitter: @IainGulland


Open roundtables 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Choose your adventure: Open roundtable 1: Making circular real: How can we engage colleagues and consumers on the resource efficiency journey?  The vast majority of consumers and colleagues have never heard of the ‘circular economy’. It’s therefore no surprise that mainstreaming the concept remains a major challenge for business. This open roundtable discussion will see a group of industry experts discuss the…Read more

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