Iain Boyd

Iain Boyd


  • Bush Estate

    EH26 0PH Penicuik

    United Kingdom


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Senior Consultant and Workstream Lead, helping to deliver end-to-end sustainability solutions to tackle climate change, develop nature based solutions and benefit the environment.

Working with clients to tackle climate change, address scope 3 emissions and work towards net zero. Delivering life cycle analysis, environmental assessments, carbon management plans and value chain initiatives. Providing sustainable action and effective nature based solutions. Helping put research in to practice and delivering sustainability and environmental expertise for the full lifecycle of projects. 

Areas of expertise include environmental assessments, carbon management, life cycle assessments, natural capital, nature based solutions, carbon offsetting and insetting, regulatory compliance and project management.


Diageo Regen Pilot

Three-year regenerative agriculture programme aimed at reducing the carbon emissions from growing barley and wheat for scotch whisky. Helping to reduce Scope 3 emissions and build long-term resilience into the value chain.

Defra Transformed cattle systems

Manure management, methane capture and precision farming input for a rapid evidence assessment of current and emerging technologies with potential for reductions in methane emissions and ammonia associated with cattle production.

Climate Change Adaptation for Agriculture

UIF project to provide advice and guidance to agriculture on adapting to climate change. Collaborated with Adaptation Scotland to produce guidance document and checklist.  

Farm Advisory Service

Knowledge exchange and digital media output as part of FAS delivery programme. Producer of Natural Capital podcast.


Education/Academic qualification

MSc Environmental Sustainability, University of Edinburgh

Award Date: 27 Nov 2014

BSC Hons Geography, University of Glasgow

Award Date: 1 Jul 2010


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