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Director of Conservation


David Mitchell, Director of Conservation

Dr. David Mitchell
Director of Conservation

David joined Historic Scotland in 2002 and was appointed Director of Conservation in 2008.

Previously, he was Managing Director of a private firm of Industrial Heritage Consultants and Contractors based in Glasgow for ten years.

He is a member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and the Institute of Cast Metal Engineers. His research interests relate to the Scottish architectural ironfounding industry.

David has undergraduate and post graduate degrees in earth sciences and a PhD in Architecture.





Contact us

David Mitchell
Director of Conservation Group
Historic Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
Tel: + 44 (0) 131 668 8929