The Team

The Edinburgh Secular Society Board

Edinburgh Secular Society is managed by a Board, we also have an active and growing membership from all over Scotland.  We hope you will join us.

The ESS Board :


Neil Barber Edinburgh Secular Society

Neil Barber, Communications Officer Neil has enjoyed a successful career in the music industry, and continues to put his talents to good use as a music tutor. Neil is a regular commentator in the letters page of the Scotsman and Herald. Neil uses his talents and skills to assist the Society to spread its secular message.





Steuart Campbell, Secretary and Treasurer Originally an architect, Steuart is a science writer, the author of four books and over 130 articles on diverse subjects, mainly investigations or exposés of one sort or another. He is also a regular contributor of letters to the press, mainlyThe Scotsman. He has an OU degree in science and applied mathematics. You can view Steuart’s website here.




David Lord

David A Lord, Vice-chair David is a businessman, after a successful career in sales and marketing David is using his knowledge to drive forward the Society in a professional manner. David also plays a large role in local democracy and campaigning in Fife, where he lives. Always working on something, David has just undertaken a BSc in Philosophy and Religious Studies. Email:





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