Scotland 2014 – Influential Women Series

Esther Roberton

In 1974 I was in the early stages of high school. Ted Heath and Harold Wilson were battling it out at the head of the Conservative and Labour parties respectively during the general election of February that year. In school we held our own hustings and staged mock elections. Mainly out of [...]

Johanna Buchanan

Interview with Johanna Buchanan: Scotland 2014 Influential Women Series Johanna Buchanan is the Project Manager for the Cross-sector Safety & Security Communications (CSSC) Scotland Hub; this is a collaborative initiative between Police Scotland, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Business [...]

Shona Robison MSP

Clare Logie interviews Shona Robison who was first elected to represent Dundee East in 2003 having been a list MSP for the North East region since 1999. Since 2007 she served as Minister for Public Health and in 2009 was given the additional responsibility for Sport.  Such is the importance of the [...]

Women on boards – Linda Urquhart OBE WS

What attracted you to apply for your current board position(s)? I have had a very enjoyable career, firstly as a commercial property lawyer and later in law firm management. After finishing my time as Chief Executive of Morton Fraser, one of Scotland’s major law firms, a job I did for nearly [...]

Tanya Castell

Clare Logie interviews Tanya Castell. Tanya is a sucessful senior business woman and holds a portfolio of non executive directorship and trustee roles; a non executive director of Newedge UK Financial Ltd (a major global multi-asset brokerage firm), Multrees Investor Services (a specialist provider [...]

Louise Macdonald

Clare Logie interviews Louise Macdonald, CEO of Young Scot, the award winning national youth information and citizenship charity for Scotland. Louise is also a current Board member of the Scottish Children’s Reporters Administration (SCRA). Throughout her career Louise has been involved in a [...]
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