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Director of Commercial and Tourism


Stephen Duncan, Director of Commercial and Tourism





Stephen Duncan
Director of Commercial and Tourism

Stephen Duncan was appointed as Director of Commercial and Tourism in April 2011 after initially joining Historic Scotland as Head of Commercial and Visitor Operation in 2009.

Born and Educated in Ayrshire Stephen began his commercial career as a Management Trainee and by the age of 24 he was one of the youngest General Managers with a progressive retail organisation.

He moved to the North East of Scotland and became a Regional Manager in 1989 and later moved to Morayshire where he spent 13 years developing the Tourism, Retail and Catering aspects of the family owned business - Baxter Food Group, not only at the company’s main Fochabers site but also at other locations. In Scotland.

He has served as a Director of ASVA (Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions) and was a member of the Tourism Innovation Group in Scotland and Vice-Chairman of the Perthshire based Tourism Consortium Great Scotland. He has also worked as a business consultant on a number of small and large scale tourism  projects.

In 2006 he moved to the Lake District to work for Westmorland Limited and he was fundamental in reviewing and implementing change in the commercial activities at the Rheged Centre and also a number of projects at the only family run Motorway Service site in the UK.





Contact us

Stephen Duncan
Director of Commercial & Tourism
Historic Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
Tel: + 44 (0) 131 668 8876