The WEvo Board

Our Trustees include member representatives from the SRGs 

Sarah

Sarah Davidson - Chair

Sarah Davidson (Chair) is the CEO of the Carnegie UK Trust and before that she worked for the Scottish Government, where she first got excited about the SRG approach in 2012.

Alastair

Alistair Grimes - Trustee

Alistair Grimes is an experienced senior manager with over 30 years at CEO and Director level.  He supports creative activations to generate systemic change across all communities.

Joe

Joe Kallarackal - Trustee

Joe Kallarackal is formerly Spring Impact’s UK Director, now Senior Advisory. He is a freelance consultant focused on scaling effective services.

Ruth

Ruth Bacon - Trustee

Ruth Bacon formed an SRG with two close friends in 2019 and the trio launched a small interior design studio shortly after.

Fiona

Fiona McMillan - Trustee

Fiona McMillan is a stay-at-home Mum, a member of 5 Mummies Make SRG and is in the process of building her own crochet business `Happily Hooked'.

Deirdre

Deirdre Small - Trustee

Deirdre Small first got involved with WEvolution through a sewing class. As a member of Beloved SRG, she now supports their joint venture, Beloved Weighted Wraps.

Kate

Kate Thomson-McDermott - Advisor

Kate Thomson-McDermott heads up the Carer Benefits and Case Transfer Policy Unit in the Scottish Government's Social Security Directorate.

Martin

Martin Johnstone - Advisor

Martin Johnstone supports organisations and individuals passionate about tackling poverty. Following 30 years of working with the Church of Scotland, he is now self-employed.

Dawn

Dawn Austwick - Trustee

Dawn Austwick is the former Chief Executive of the National Lottery Community Fund. Prior to this, she was Chief Executive at Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

Kelsey

Kelsey Reid - Trustee

Kelsey Reid leads on the development of customer marketing and communications for the Corporate and Commercial divisions of NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster bank.

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Deborah Murdoch - Trustee

Deborah Murdoch realised that her skills as a single mum were transferable as well as shareable after joining the SRG, Outside the Box. In addition to being a Trustee, Deborah is also currently on placement at WEvolution.

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Annie Manzor - Trustee

Annie formed Loof SRG with two friends in early 2021. She is the owner of Made by Manzor and lives in the Southside of Glasgow.

The WEvo Team

A cracking team of creative minds and persistent people

Noel

Noel Mathias
Founder & Managing Director

Eleanor

Eleanor Campbell
Head of Operations

Anne

Anne Jolly
Administration Manager

Pam

Pam Shaw
Enterprise Officer

Heather

Heather Tosh
Communications Manager

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Patrick Rees
Communications and Marketing Assistant

Rosie

Rosie Gibson
Business Support Officer

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Eddie Kelly
Health and Safety Officer

Eleri

Eleri Birkhead
Partnerships Manager

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Lawrence Renn
Accountant