Board of Trustees

Kirsty Adam
Kirsty has lived in Strathnairn since 1999 and have been involved in many community groups, projects and boards. She works in the Third Sector supporting Digital Inclusion. She has two almost grown daughters, many cats and is keen on gardening. 
Mike Danson
Mike is an economics professor and moved back to Strathnairn in October last year. He continues to research and advise governments on regional and community economic development, just transition, microbreweries and many other issues. He is delighted to be back home.

Neil Dawson
Neil lives with his wife, Ellie, and 2 littl’uns in Bunachton, having moved here in 2010. He was once a reluctant accountant, then an avid ecologist and these days does research on rural development in the tropics.
Scott MacDonald
Scott has been a Strathnairn resident since 2012 after prolonged period overseas. Software consultant in past life now full time dad to four kids, one with complex needs requiring 24/7 care. Director of SCBF for five years and involved in other community orientated projects since. Varied interests including languages, politics generally, Scottish independence and EU specifically.

Paul Robinson
Paul has lived in Strathnairn since 2013, except for a year away when they were living in the Netherlands. Overseer of two young children, and computer programmer. Paul has been a director of SCBF, and was 1 of 3 directors who oversaw the publication of the Foundation Scotland Review.

Beth Rose
Beth lives and works at Birchwood Croft in the Strath with her husband Tim, which they have had since 2010. Although a Senior Charge Nurse by profession, she is currently on a career break to look after their young two boys. She is also an active member of the Scottish Crofting Federation when not doing one of her many other interests. 

Raghnaid Sandilands
Raghnaid helps run the local Fèis, the talk series Farr Conversations and Fearnag Grower’s community growing project. She has a background in teaching and currently works as a translator. She has lived in the Strath for ten years.