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Health / NHS makes new board appointment

THE DIRECTOR of an Orkney based environmental services company has been appointed as a member of the NHS Shetland board.

Gaynor Jones’ term on the board will begin on 6 November and run until November 2027.

Jones is a director at in Aquatera, where she is responsible for workforce and organisational development and governance.

Aquatera is an award-winning environmental consultancy, specialising in marine renewable energy and sustainability.

In announcing the appointment, the Scottish Government said: “Gaynor leads projects in remote communities and island groups focused on international development, gender equality and social inclusion and engaging with communities, to find appropriate blue energy solutions.

“Prior to this, she brings 17 years’ experience of work in the third sector (including two CEO posts), largely working with communities, public and private partners, local and national government.

“She holds non-executive director posts of local and national bodies. In her spare time, Gaynor is an RNLI Kirkwall Lifeboat crew member.”

The appointment is part-time and attracts an annual remuneration of £8,276 for a time commitment of one day per week.

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