John Pelan

John Pelan  has worked in the culture and heritage sectors in Scotland for over twenty-five years, including as Director of the Scottish Civic Trust.  He is currently Director of the Scottish Council on Archives and works with a wide range of partners to advocate the importance and impact of Scotland’s archival collections which include documents, photographs and moving images.

John is passionate about all aspects of photography, historical and contemporary.  He is particularly keen on using archival and photographic collections to engage with a diverse audience and help in areas such as dementia and mental health.