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Lorna Slater MSP headshot photographed in Saughton Park, Edinburgh, 14th August, 2020.


6 Feb 2024

Meet the Politician

Meet the Politician: Lorna Slater MSP


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Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity will join us in the South of Scotland to talk about the Scottish Government’s plans for green skills in the future economy.

Ms Slater was born, raised and educated in Canada. She moved to Scotland in 2000 after earning a master’s degree in engineering from the University of British Columbia.

Prior to being elected in 2021, Lorna worked as an engineer, and then a project manager in the renewables sector. During this time, she worked on the Orbital O2 project, the world’s biggest floating tidal turbine.

Ms Slater has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament for Lothian since May 2021. She was elected as a co-leader of the Scottish Green Party in August 2019.