Clare is a communications specialist, with broad experience in marketing, internal and external communications, business development and strategy, brand development and personal brand and change...... more
Karen is founder and manager here at the3rdimagazine. Karen is also a co-operative business development consultant, working with community projects, particular women-led co-operatives, an Advisory Board Member at Co-Operative Development Scotland and Chair at Glasgow Women's Library...... more
|Linda Urquhart OBE|
Linda is a non executive Chairman and Director, a past Chief Executive and now Chairman of Morton Fraser, a UK law firm with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. She is also Chairman of Investors in People Scotland, on the board of Scottish Enterprise and the CBI and is a non executive Director of the Scottish private bank, Adam & Co and Edinburgh Airport. ..... more
After studying Business Studies at Bournemouth University in the early ’80s Margot embarked on a research and marketing career in London working for Quaker where she met her husband Neil...... more
Phil is an entrepreneur and original thinker on business issues and has huge experience within the corporate environment. His roles include Senior Commercial management of a £150M business division, Business Manager for corporate transformation programs, Financial Controller, Financial Director, independent business consultant, writer and mentor...... more
Anne started her career at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow before moving into the Public Sector, taking lead roles around community, diversity, inclusion and equality issues. More recently she has qualified as a yoga teacher and massage therapist and manages the content and membership here at the3rdimagazine.
In January 2004 Jackie set up her coaching and training business. After a long career as a tax consultant she wanted to "work with other people to make a difference" – which is still her mission. Jackie has coached clients from all types of organisations – private, public, third sector and charities and including business owners, directors, educational leaders, new managers and recent graduates.
Lynne McNicoll is co-founder of It’s Good to Give and Scotland’s Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year 2010. It's Good to Give supports young people who were suffering with cancer and their families. Lynne has again been nominated for Fundraiser of the year 2013
Jane is an entrepreneur, speaker, writer, coach and Founder of the Well Heeled Divas and a social enterprise called Girls Out Loud. Her passion is to encourage people to think differently and recognise their full potential in order to step up and create an outstanding life as opposed to settling for mediocrity.
Val is founder at Beyond The Numbers Beyond a small, friendly and approachable accountancy and business consultancy practice in Edinburgh, offering a range of services to businesses and individuals. Val and her team provide all of the Tax News here at the3rdimagazine
|Christine Richard OBE|
Christine has a wealth of business, public sector and board level experience and is now a successful author of fiction. Christine is also freelance writer for Edinburgh Life and Lothians - lifestyle glossy magazine. Christine is currently working on the sequel to her debut novel Whitewalls, with Autumn at Whitewalls due out shortly.
People matter first – all else follows. This is the foundation on which Louie has grown her personal and professional life. She is a global executive coach, facilitator, writer and Human Systems Dynamics consultant with a proven track record spanning 30 years: transforming organisational and community cultures, inspiring leaders, enhancing emotional mastery, liberating potential, turning around poor performance and improving the lives of people within and outwith organisations.... more
Rebecca is founder at Rebecca Inspires, specialising in one to one coaching for Directors, CEO's, Senior Managers, Entrepreneurs, the self-employed, Partners and Senior Associates. Areas covered include; influencing, resilience, personal effectiveness, communication, leadership and personal development.
Tony is Director at The SEED Centre (for Social & Ethical Enterprise Development), Liverpool Hope Business School. Tony lectures and writes widely on social enterprise, ethical business and alternative economics. He is an Anglican Priest, former TV Producer and is currently writing a major movie script with its backgrond in the banking crisis.
Joey is founder at Dancehammer where, "We approach our clients' needs by looking holistically at the relationship between leadership and culture. In order to bring about a real transformation in the hearts and minds of people, leadership must begin from within each individual. Crucially therefore, our tailored programmes are underpinned with essential aspects of training in self-leadership."
Louise is an award winning social entrepreneur and international business mentor. Her passion is to influence, motivate & leave a lasting legacy of positive change in the world.
Jenny has been an executive coach since 2002, working with senior management, senior teams and boards. Jenny specialises in the areas of transformation, high growth and resilience. Jenny’s coaching style is influenced by 3 aspects: her deep care of her clients, her extensive commercial experience, and her strategic thinking capability.
Ruth is the owner and founding director of Turquoise Insight, a consultancy specialising in helping organisations and individuals achieve successful progress and change through strategy development and mentoring. Ruth has a particular interest in the charity sector and in mentoring and coaching younger leaders. Ruth has a reputation for creative and adventurous facilitation
Nikki works with individuals, teams and organisations to ensure that talent is supported, potential is realised and people matter. "My skill lies in the ability to suspend my judgement and see things as they really are. To invigorate and motivate through my own energy and enthusiasm. I will ask that difficult question, monitor and feedback on behaviour and will always be working with a clear objective of how to move forward."
Graham has over 25 years experience in creating his Forest Garden in Coldstream in the Scottish Borders. His expertise is second to none in the world of permaculture.
In addition, Graham has a wealth of business experience spanning forty years; starting and growing a dozen of his own ventures as well as working in business and public policy in Scotland for many years. He is an author and media commentator.
Dianne has wealth of experience in all aspects of communications and PR to help build successful businesses. Dianne's background includes working on national newspapers and playing an integral role in raising the profile of brands including: Breville, Russell Hobbs, working closely with celebrity brands for chefs Gordon Ramsay, Antony Worrall Thompson and Nick Nairn.
Gillian is Head of Human Resources and Organisational Development at Highlands and Islands Airports Limited with responsibility for all aspects of HR and also responsible for risk management, corporate governance and corporate strategy.
Marion is Founding Director at Ardgowan PM Limited; working with clients to make business process management a key factor in their business success. Responsible for ensuring systems are appropriate for current requirements but have the capacity and capability to develop in line with business objectives.
Joanne is Sales and Marketing Directorwith Mactaggart and Mickel Homes responsible for the sales and marketing activity in addition tocontributing to the other component businesses with the group: Commercial, Timber Systems,Land, English Strategic Land and Contracts.
Fran is founder at Aye Can, a Nordic walking instructor, mountain leader and orienteering coach. She is also an NLP coach and practitioner, hypnotherapy practitioner and has a background in equalities policy work
Founder of Connect to Success and Author of Connect to Authentic Success: 7 Steps to the Destiny You Deserve. Amanda is a Transformational Leader, Speaker and Mentor.
Jackie is a Director at Women's Enterprise Scotland (WES). WES is a social enterprise providing information, connections and opportunities for women interested in business and self-employment in Scotland - generating feedback and ideas, accessing research & statistics, and influencing economic policy.
Beth has been a coach and facilitator for almost 20 years, working with people at all levels and in all sectors. More recently Beth has added learning with horses to her portfolio by founding The Red Horse Speaks.
Audrey has extensive experience of leading organisations as well as working with leaders and top teams as a Coach and Consultant. She is particularly valued for her work developing authentic leaders as well as in service improvement and person centred health and care. She works with honesty and integrity to enable people to realise their leadership potential in challenging and complex contexts. Audrey has a deep interest in people and brings that drive to all her work..... more
Jo has been a practical and successful co-operator since 1993 when she co-founded Equinox housing co-operative. Jo was Business Development Manager for Co-operatives North West 2008 to 2011, delivering high quality member services to over 350 co-operative enterprises in the region. Jo has been a Director of CBC since 2007
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