Josiah Lockhart

Chief Executive

Josiah joined the Firstport team in November 2017. Prior to joining Firstport, the experienced social entrepreneur was Chief Executive of Edinburgh’s Gorgie City Farm, where he led a successful crowdfunding campaign which saved the much-loved social enterprise from closure. Josiah also managed the start-up phase of the Grassmarket Community Project and helped launch Slow Food Scotland as an independent charity. He is a Committee Member of the Scottish Land Fund, which supports communities to acquire and manage land and land assets, and an SCVO Digital Pioneer.