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Chief Executive Officer

About the role

Forth Green Freeport is Scotland’s largest opportunity to deliver a just transition to net zero, to attract significant inward investment, to build international trade and export capability and to create high quality and well-paid jobs in renewable energy, green manufacturing and alternative fuels.

Forth Green Freeport is built on a collaboration of both private and public organisations who share the vision to re-industrialise Scotland and spread the benefits of trade widely into the local communities that need it the most.

The delivery of this ambitious and exciting project will have a transformative impact across the Forth Estuary, Scotland and the UK and will drive real economic growth through innovation, trade and investment and supporting Scotland’s transition to net zero.

The Role

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who play a critical role in managing and leading the strategic and operational aspects of the Forth Green Freeport.

This is a high-profile position with responsibility for the overall management, growth and strategic direction of the Forth Green Freeport, ensuring its efficient and compliant operation within the legal and regulatory framework. The CEO will collaborate with international and local businesses, negotiating financial agreements and contracts and making recommendations to the Board on the development of policies and strategies. The CEO will also advocate for the interests of the Forth Green Freeport with trade associations and other related organisations.

You will be a visible, inspirational and politically astute leader with excellent communication skills and the energy to drive forward the goals and mission of the Forth Green Freeport. We are looking for candidates with exceptional stakeholder management skills, financial acumen and policy development experience.

A full candidate brochure can be downloaded here.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Ailsa Sutherland at FWB Park Brown at or you can call our Edinburgh office for a confidential discussion on 0131 539 7087.

Delivery team

Ailsa Sutherland


Clare Stibbard

Executive Assistant