Branch Co-convenor and Communications Coordinator

Anne Thomas is Co-convenor and Communications Coordinator, coordinating media coverage across the Branch. She is a passionate environmental activist who joined the Scottish Green Party in 2011. She was born in Bath but is actually half Scottish and has spent half her life in Scotland, since 2006 in the Highlands. She stood in Council, European and Westminster and Holyrood elections, which involved many hustings and much canvassing and also writes on various topics. She is a part time Speech and Language Therapist working with children with additional support needs in the Nairn area and member of Unite.

Anne is a Director of Transition Black Isle, Secretary of Highland Cycle Campaign, Chair of the Residents Association of North Kessock and local contact for Friends of the Earth and organises a vitamin D campaign group. She has organised demonstrations, public meetings and run numerous stalls, for both the Scottish Green Party and other environmental groups. She campaigned to remain in the EU referendum. She supports an Independent Scotland as the best way of protecting people and planet. She's tried to make her house as low carbon as possible with renewable energy, bee-keeping and lots of food growing. She is married with three children and two grandchildren who call her 'Greeny Granny'.