Victoria has worked for a range of national social enterprise support agencies including the Scottish Social Enterprise Coalition and Senscot. She has a sound knowledge of operational development and general business support as well as experience of complex events management.
Alison has worked as a consultant to small businesses in the private sector, as well as working for the last 10 years in the third sector managing a growing Social Enterprise and setting up the local office of a charity. With an interest in marketing, Alison is keen to combine these skills with her experience of working with voluntary organisations and Social Enterprises and her passion for helping these businesses to thrive.
Dave has worked throughout Scotland in a range of community development roles within the public and third sector. He graduated with a law degree at Glasgow University and was involved in a number of housing and support initiatives over 25 years. He has supported new-start social enterprises and latterly supported grass roots community action initiatives within the Falkirk area.
Molly has experience delivering programmes that support social entrepreneurs. She worked in Malaysia assisting the launch of a new Impact Hub and the first year of the ASEAN Impact Challenge – a competition for social innovators across all ten ASEAN countries. She brings to the team her research experience and her passion for community led change.
Gilly has worked across the UK and in South Africa supporting community organisations, social enterprises and entrepreneurial individuals. She set up a charity offering self-employment opportunities to unemployed young adults. She is a strategic and empathetic thinker with experience in the commercial as well as third sector.
Georgios has recently graduated with an Honours Degree in Politics from Glasgow University. He has returned to the third sector after three years in a customer service management role and had previously worked as the Training and Development Intern of a childcare charity based in Inverness between 2013 and 2014. He brings his academic skills and interest in community development to his role as Research and Project Support Worker.
John Ayscough is a creative digital producer and brand strategist with 17 years experience across public, 3rd and private sectors. He has worked at senior level on major projects from Scottish Government communications to marketing luxury brands. John is co-founder and creative director at SoLoCo, Scotland’s first crowdfunding platform.
Heather is a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art and a creative graphic designer with over ten years experience. Previous roles have spanned both the public and private sector from retail and fast moving consumer goods to higher education. She joined the design team at Bold because she feels very passionate about using her design skills to make a difference.
Bridget is our expert in systems development and data handling. She ensures that our essential processes run efficiently and we have the accurate information we need to run our fast moving business.
Fiona specialises in project support with particular attention to our large contracts. She also assists with events planning and office administration.
Lorna is the Chief Executive Officer at Abertay Students Association. She has worked across public, private and third sectors as part of the team at Nesta, the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, Social Enterprise Academy, Scottish Human Services Trust and the Scottish Leadership Foundation.
Nick is Chief Executive of the William Grant Foundation, a grant-making body linked to one of Scotland’s leading family-owned businesses. He was formerly Head of Philanthropy Services at Foundation Scotland where he spent a decade delivering and designing funding programmes to support community groups and local charities.
Chris has been a member of the management team at the Bike Station since 2010. He was a co-director of The Graphics Company, a workers’ co-operative for ten years before that and has been involved in various social enterprise and co-operative networks during this time.
Ashlie is the owner and Managing Director of Magenta HR, an outsourced HR service provider for SME"s and the Third Sector. Ashlie is a Trustee of the School Lunches Kamuli charity and as a member of the Education Liaison and Enterprise Committee with The Merchants Company Edinburgh, she works closely with a number of schools across the city.
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