Chris Fletcher is a Chartered Accountant who spent 22 years in practice with KPMG and a further 14 years latterly as Head of Retail Investments at Baillie Gifford & Co.
He has a keen interest in the history of Scotland and recently compiled a book recording reminiscences of the daughters of a gamekeeper and a farmer in Sutherland in the early years of the 20th Century. He is deeply concerned with the preservation of Scotland’s heritage and its promotion to new generations.
Chris and his wife have lived in a listed building in the New Town of Edinburgh for nearly 40 years and are enthusiastic members of the Cockburn Association, the National Trust for Scotland and other conservation bodies. He is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Chris worked in National Trust for Scotland committees, latterly as Finance Committee convener, for over 15 years.
Chris became a Trustee of National Museums Scotland in April 2013 and his second term of appointment runs until March 2021.