Dòmhnall Iain is a civil engineer working for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. He has previously worked for engineering consultants in Glasgow and locally based J. J MacDonald Contractors. Over the last 10 years his work with the Comhairle has included the supervision of extensive storm damage repair works, including the North Ford Causeway improvements, and the Uist & Barra Coastal Protection Schemes. Dòmhnall Iain is also a Director of SURE (South Uist Renewable Energy). He is also a member of West Gerinish Common Grazings and several community based groups, including Guthan an Iar.