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Our Trustees

Charles Dundas

Charles is the Chief Executive of the Borders Forest Trust and Chair of Scottish Environment LINK. He champions the value of new native woodland, and the benefits of landscape-scale ecological restoration as well as the urgency with which society needs to address the twin climate and biodiversity crises. Charles has an MA (Hons) in History from the University of Glasgow, and a passion for cinema, improvisational theatre, quizzing and literature.

Kate Pearson

Kate is a Personal Trainer, running her own business in Glasgow. She is an active triathlete and swimmer, and enjoys supporting others reach their own personal goals. Previously, Kate spent many years working as a fundraising manager for organisations such as Ataxia UK and WWF Scotland, before moving on to take the role as Deputy Head of Charities at People's Postcode Lottery for a number of years. Despite moving into the field of sport, her interest in the voluntary sector remains, and she works closely with Glasgow Women's Aid as a trustee with a specialist interest in fundraising.

Joe Traynor

Joe Traynor is Head of Museums Development at Museums Galleries Scotland. Having worked with the MA Board as Councillor in Scotland, the Committee of the Scottish Museums Federation, and as a Museum Mentor, Joe is a real advocate for meaningful engagement with, and advocacy of, museums in Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fellow of the Scottish Society of Antiquaries, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management, a Chartered Manager and an Fellow of the Museums Association.

Lorraine Barclay

Lorraine is a Board level executive with over 20 years of experience in Financial Services, currently a member of the Senior Management team at the Bank of England with responsibility for shaping and leading all finance aspects of the One Bank Strategic Transformation. During the pandemic, Lorraine worked pro-bono as Interim COO and acting CEO for Best Beginnings, a charity reducing child health inequalities, supporting the board on Business Strategy, Income Generation, Operating Model and Governance.

Lorraine is the Treasurer of Leadership Through Sport and Business; now Chair of Best Beginnings and Patron of West Ham Foundation.