THE TEAM

Plugged in to local and national government, the influential Scottish Chambers Network and spear heading the Small Chambers Alliance our team are the beating heart of The Chamber.

When you're wondering where to turn for business advice, introductions or a stage to show off your wares we're here to make it happen.

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CHARLES WARDMAN

Chief Executive

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BRENDA CUMMING

Deputy Chief Executive

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RHIANNON HASTIE

Executive Assistant to the CEO

 

OUR BOARD

Who We Are

Our board is diverse, engaged and active in The Chambers activities. 

Selected following a nominations process that recognises contributions to enterprise, the community and environment as well as success and influence in the business community. Our board is a dynamic group of high achievers who work with the CEO and team to steer The Chamber.

They are responsible for growing The Chamber as a vibrant, exciting organisation.

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    BILLY MACLEOD

    President

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    DIANE MITCHELL

    Director

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    AUSTIN FLYNN

    Director

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    RODNEY AYRE

    Director (Non-Executive)

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    LINDA SCOTT

    Director

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    SAMANTHA BOSLEM

    Director

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    EMMA DAVIES

    Director

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    ALICE MITCHELL

    Director (Non-Executive)

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    BRENDAN REILLY

    Director

    Some of the basics:

    1. Board members serve a two year term and serve a maximum of two terms.

    2. They are expected to nominate a successor for consideration 

    3. They are selected by our nomination panel

    4. 2 board members are elected by our Future Leaders Forum

    5. Board members attend all strategic partner events and as many regular events as possible.

    6. Board members nominate a President and Vice President every two years.

     

    FUTURE LEADERS FORUM

    An engaged young group who are excited about the future and the role of business in creating it.

    This is a place for excited soon to be entrepreneurs, startup's, professionals and more. The forum is the place to discuss the challenges of the day and how business can contribute to overcoming them.


    The only caveat, you need to be under 30. 

    We are currently recruiting for our Future Leaders Forum, if you are interested in joining please email: ceo@wlchamber.com

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    ENVOYS

    Experienced local business leaders, ex board members and community actors.

    Our envoys receive lifetime membership of The Chamber in recognition of their achievements and in exchange for providing mentorship, guidance and advice.

    The envoy's include representation from the most significant non-profit's and community actors and work with our strategic partners when appropriate to increase their engagement and outcomes.

    Envoy's work closely with our future leaders forum to help select their board nominations.

    We are currently recruiting our Envoys, if you are interested in becoming one please email: ceo@wlchamber.com

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