Isabel Nelson

Isabel Nelson is #2 list candidate for Glasgow Region in the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections and constituency candidate for Glasgow Pollok.


Isabel was born and has lived in Glasgow all her life and brought up a family of four here. She graduated as a mature student with an Honours Degree in Economics and Politics from Glasgow University and worked in the University of Strathclyde's Department of Architecture and Building Science on research into dampness in council housing. At the same time she was very actively involved in the Gorbals and Glasgow Anti-dampness campaigns. A founder member of Heatwise Glasgow, she helped build the company into the largest and most successful energy conservation and training company in the UK, eventually becoming General Manager. She gave evidence to several Government committees on fuel poverty and along with other campaigners was pleased to witness the eventual creation of energy grants designed to support needy householders make their homes more energy efficient.


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