Juli Titherington is the Environment Policy Advisor for Scottish Forestry, leading on Biodiversity – species and habitats.
Scottish Forestry (SF) develops and delivers policies to address the Scottish Government’s priorities and directly advises Scottish Ministers on matters relating to forestry. We manage forestry regulations and grants, support the development of the forestry industry and woodland expansion, as well as seek to enhance for the benefit of all the social, economic and environmental benefits of forestry. Juli focuses on the development of advice on forest policy and practice for biodiversity, particularly issues in relation to forest habitats, species, and wider ecosystems. She works with colleagues in SF and SG to help promote sustainable forest management and provide information regarding native & semi-natural woodlands, invasive non-native species, protected & priority species. Juli also works collaboratively with a range of stakeholders to support landscape scale habitat connectivity and management to protect and expand the range of key protected and priority woodland species.
Juli completed her undergraduate degree, in Environmental Studies at Bucknell University, in the US, and her MSc in Environmental Management at University of Stirling. Prior to her current post at SF, Juli was at FLS, as a Regional Environment Advisor, spent a few years at SNH (now NatureScot) as a species licensing officer, and held several roles in various environmental consultancies. She is a full member of CIEEM and AECoW, currently holding the post of Scotland Committee Vice-convenor at the former.