Edinburgh North East District covers the geographical area of Portobello, Craigentinny, Craigmillar, Duddingston, Joppa, Stockbridge, Broughton, Trinity, Leith, Newhaven, Wardie and Willowbrae. It is responsible for the Scout Groups and Explorer Units in the District.
- Rob Whitelaw is District Comissioner and is responsible for ensuring the district runs effectively and that Scouting develops in accordance with the rules and policies of The Scout Association. He proactively supports and manages adults in the district.
- Deputy District Commisioner Bill Ramsay supports Rob in his role.
- A team of Assistant District Commissioners and executive committees assist with the smooth running of the district.