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Caithness & North Sutherland
Caithness Regeneration Partnership - Executive
A small group of senior executives will oversee delivery of the strategy and action plan, meeting on a quarterly basis. The Executive Board will be accountable for delivery of the strategy and comprises of Sandy Cumming (HIE), Alistair Dodds (Highland Council), John Farquhar (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) and Greg Allan, Head Of Enterprise Strategy (Scottish Executive)
The Board has met formally three times this year, In February , March and June.
Key actions implemented to date include the appointment of an Inward Investment Executive, who takes up position in August, the ongoing recruitment of a Programme Co-ordinator and administration and support staff, the establishment of office premises for the Partnership Team in the Thurso area and the development of a website.
Members of the Board along with other partners are also involved in initiatives covering topics including marine energy, the establishment of a national nuclear archive, Dounreay site workforce transition planning and the development of spin-out businesses from the Dounreay site.
The next meeting of the Board is due to take place in August.
Senior Officers Group
Informal meetings have taken place between HIE Caithness and Sutherland, The Highland Council and the NDA to ensure that work is progressed and the first formal meeting of this group will take place shortly.