Our People

Sandy Kennedy

Chief Executive

As Chief Executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Sandy is at the forefront of a movement to inspire and develop Scotland's people to build the most entrepreneurial society in the world

Colin Robertson

Chairman of Entrepreneurial Scotland

Colin Robertson is the Chairman of Entrepreneurial Scotland. He is Chief Executive of Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) 

Emma Watson Mack

Development Director

Emma Watson Mack is the Development Director for Entrepreneurial Scotland

Mark R. Bamforth

President & CEO, Arranta Bio

Mark Bamforth founded Arranta Bio, to build the best-in-class microbiome CDMO, in May 2019.

Graeme Bissett

Chairman/ Director

Graeme Bissett is a Chartered Accountant, corporate financier and experienced non-executive Chairman / Director

Alan Brown

Founder and President, A. Brown and Company Ltd.

Alan Brown provides independent strategic advice to leaders amongst corporate, institutional and government clients

Sara Cook

Director of Talent Programmes

Sara is responsible for all activities regarding talent aquisition, next generation talent and employer brand development.

Cathy Craig

Commercial & Membership Director

Cathy is the Commercial & Memberships Director for Entrepreneurial Scotland 

Lisa Ferguson

Regional Development Manager

Lisa works as a Regional Development Manager for Entrepreneurial Scotland 

Lesley Eccles

Co-founder and former EVP, Marketing of FanDuel

Lesley is co-founder and former EVP, Marketing of FanDuel

Kirsty French

Events Manager

Kirsty works across the organisation as our Events Manager 

Lady Janice Gammell

Managing Director

Lady Janice Gammell is Managing Director of Lumity Life 

Colette Grant

Transformational Coach & Chair of the Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation Trustees Board

Colette is founder of the leading UK Residential Property Investment + Management Company Grant Property

Helen McCormick

Regional Development Manager

Helen is a Regional Development Manager for Entrepreneurial Scotland

Anna Rafferty

Acting Programme Manager, Saltire Scholars

Anna is the Acting Programme Manager for the Saltire Scholar Programme 

Malcolm Offord

Founder and Chairman - Badenoch & Co

Malcolm Offord is the Founder and Chairman of Badenoch & Co 

Laura Salmond

Marketing and Communications Manager

Laura is our Marketing and Communications Manager within ES

Helen Sayles CBE

Former SVP, Liberty Mutual

President of the Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation 

Rosalie Turbett

Programme Assistant, Saltire Scholars

Rosalie works within the Scholar team as a Programme Assistant 

Rachel Wallace

Scotland CAN DO Programme Producer

Rachel works for Entrepreneurial Scotland as the Scotland CAN DO Programme Producer and is dedicated to joining the dots across the entrepreneurial support ecosystem.

Vicki Wells

Development Executive

Vicki works alongside Emma working on the Development Strategy for Entrepreneurial Scotland