About Us

The RMAS

What We Do

What We Do

 The Resource Management Association Scotland (RMAS) is a not-for-profit, non-political membership organisation for micro, small and medium sized resource management companies operating in Scotland. 

What We Do

What We Do

What We Do

 We work hard to ensure our members are well informed and that priority issues, risks, and opportunities are communicated, and represented effectively to Government, its various agencies, the commercial sector and the public. 

Technical and Innovation Group

Low Carbon and Circular Economy

Low Carbon and Circular Economy

 This group has representatives from leading academic institutions, resource sector specialists and innovators who help to uncover and develop new technologies, processes and plans to realise commercial opportunities for members. 

Low Carbon and Circular Economy

Low Carbon and Circular Economy

Low Carbon and Circular Economy

 Micro, small and medium sized enterprises operating across the resource management sector in Scotland are ideally placed to adapt, innovate and positively contribute to help make the Circular Economy Strategy in Scotland a practical reality and to ensure the sector positively contributes to global challenges. 

Our Priorities

Representation

Knowledge Exchange

Representation

We facilitate dialogue and understanding with Scottish Government and regulators on compliance and policy implementation, including participating in parliamentary committees.

Engagement

Knowledge Exchange

Representation

Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.

Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange

We engage with members to provide technical signposting, best practice, technical guidance and information on key priority themes. This will include the provision and coordination of access to specialist advisors and training.  

Consultation

Consultation

Knowledge Exchange

We collate member opinions and respond to consultations.

Networking

Consultation

Networking

We provide networking opportunities to support shared understanding, knowledge exchange, policy impacts, collaborative partnerships and commercial opportunities.

Innovation

Consultation

Networking

 We ensure the sector is fully supported and encouraged to develop new systems, processes and business opportunities by supporting innovation networks and signposting research and development grant opportunities. 

Management Committee

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Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Chair

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Andrew Murdoch (J&M Murdoch & Son Ltd)

Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Vice Chair

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John Wilson (Barr Environmental)

Brian Ritchie (David Ritchie & Sons Ltd)

Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Treasurer

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Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Committee Member

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Jim Brown (Binn Group)

Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Angus Hamilton (Levenseat Ltd)

Committee Member

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Angus Hamilton (Levenseat Ltd)

Janet Armstrong (Armstrong Group)

Angus Hamilton (Levenseat Ltd)

Committee Member

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John Ferguson (Eco ideaM Ltd)

John Ferguson (Eco ideaM Ltd)

John Ferguson (Eco ideaM Ltd)

Committee Member

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Duncan Simpson (Valpak Ltd)

John Ferguson (Eco ideaM Ltd)

John Ferguson (Eco ideaM Ltd)

Committee Member