Council

Dr Deborah Lamb MA(Cantab) PhD FSAScot (2018, appointed Vice President 2021)

Vice President

Deborah Lamb has been involved in archaeological excavation since her teens and has worked on a range of sites in Shetland, Orkney and Caithness. After a degree in Classics at Girton College, Cambridge, Deborah qualified as a Chartered Accountant and soon after moved to Shetland initially to manage the Council’s oil money and latterly to direct a major Council department. After early retirement she completed a PhD in archaeology. She has been an Honorary Research Fellow with the UHI and her publications include archaeological articles in edited volumes and conference proceedings, as well as a wide range of book reviews for the ‘Shetland Times’. Equipped with both management and training qualifications she now offers courses in business and management skills, and is a qualified tourist guide. Her other interests are sea kayaking and Fair Isle knitting. Deborah was co-opted by Council Trustees in 2017 and elected in 2018.

Photograph of Dr Deborah Lamb