Industry Day 2015 Speaker: Luke Wormald
Luke Wormald is currently Head of Strategy within the Culture and Historic Environment Division of the Scottish Government. He leads on the development and implementation of an overarching strategy for Scotland’s historic environment, working closely with the broad range of bodies and individuals with a role or interests in this asset for Scotland.
Prior to that he worked at Historic Scotland from 2005, beginning as a steward at Craigmillar Castle. He then worked in the Inspectorate dealing with listed buildings, both designation and consent casework, before moving to provide strategic support to the then Chief Inspector and Chief Executive. Previously he has also worked for a conservation amenity body and architect’s firm.
Luke holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of York and a Master of Science in Architectural Conservation from Edinburgh College of Art. He is a Fellow and Council Member of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, as well as being a long-standing member of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings. His interests include photography, travel, music and reading.