John Lauder is National Director of Sustrans Scotland.
John was born in Coldstream, Berwickshire where the walking and cycling habit took hold. After working in school, academic and national libraries he took a change of career and joined Sustrans Scotland in 2005.
Since then Sustrans has grown substantially, both operationally and in terms of the role it plays nationally. Sustrans mission is to enable people to travel by foot, bicycle or public transport for more of the journeys they make every day.
John is a regular contributor to policy development, a frequent attendee at Holyrood committees and commentator in the Scottish media.