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Sir Geoff Palmer installed as Chancellor at Heriot Watt University

Sir Geoff Palmer, a former pupil of North Street Primary School in Kingston, Jamaica, as well as a member of North Street United Church, Kingston was installed as Chancellor of Heriot Watt University on 15th October 2021.  He is Emeritus Professor of  Brewing & Distilling at the University, was knighted in 2014 for his services to human rights, science and charity and is also Jamaica's first Honorary Consul in Scotland. 

Some members may recall his giving a talk in Crown Church in 2015; others may have seen him taking part in programmes exploring Scotland's links with Jamaica.