Dr Simon Gilmour MA(Hons) PhD FSAScot MCIfA


I am fascinated by the Iron Age of the Atlantic seaboard, and particularly the brochs of Scotland and the places where people lived for centuries after, completing a PhD on the topic from Edinburgh University.

I left heritage to project manage the construction of a contemporary Mews building in Glasgow that was awarded a “special mention” by the Saltire Society, and a private residence in Argyll.  I returned when I took up my present post as Director of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in March 2007.  I have been a Visiting Fellow of the University Campus Suffolk Business School, an Honorary Secretary and then Vice President of Archaeology Scotland and was a Director and Vice Chair of BEFS, the Built Environment Forum Scotland.

Contact me about: the administration and management of the Society, projects/partnerships, local, national or international issues, heritage strategy

Favourite heritage: Sunhoney recumbent stone circle in Aberdeenshire (NJ70NW 55)

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