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Community Land Scotland

Our Staff

Dr. Carey Doyle, Urban Hub Manager

Carey Doyle is the manager of Community Land Scotland’s Community Ownership Hub:  Glasgow and Clyde Valley.  A town planner with over 15 years experience in private consultancy, academia, and the third sector, her work focuses on delivering inclusive and sustainable outcomes from land. At the Community Ownership Hub she leads on action research and policy development for land reform in urban Scotland.

Heather Yearwood, Hub Development Officer

Heather’s role is to support communities in Glasgow and the Clyde Valley aspiring to buy land and assets. Coming from a background of health and wellbeing, and social development, she is interested in building strong and resilient communities in Scotland. She has worked supporting the promotion and implementation of community gardening and community entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Heather is conscious of the importance of communities creating and owning their own sustainable development projects. She is excited by the opportunity to support communities to grow and evolve through owning their own land in towns and cities. She focuses on taking an inclusivity and equalities approach.

Marit Behner-Coady, Urban Events Coordinator 

Marit joined Community Land Scotland in September 2023 to support the team with delivering Community Land Week and is continuing on as Urban Events Coordinator. She has first hand experience of Community Ownership through her work with her local Community Woodland and is excited by the opportunity to connect with many different type of Community Owners, learning about their stories and celebrating their successes.

Alongside this work, Marit is studying for a Master’s in Agricultural Professional Practice and chairing the Glengarry Highland Games Committee.