Tom Brock OBE
After studying Zoology at Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities, Tom was a Countryside Ranger before working for British Waterways for 15 years, promoting, managing and developing canals for leisure and tourism throughout the UK.
He was appointed as Chief Executive of the Scottish Seabird Centre in 1998, prior to its opening by the Duke of Rothesay in May 2000.
The award-winning Centre has attracted over two and half million visitors since opening. The five star attraction is now the world’s leading centre for remote wildlife watching and was awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (sustainability) by the Queen when she visited the Centre in 2009.
The Centre is a registered charity which is dedicated to inspiring people to care for wildlife and the natural environment as well as benefiting the local community by boosting tourism and creating local jobs.
Tom lives just outside North Berwick. A Sir Winston Churchill Traveling Fellow and is a graduate of Common Purpose. He was awarded an OBE for services to tourism in 2006.