Graeme is Assistant Director of Investment Management with Brewin Dolphin in Glasgow, one of the UK’s leading wealth managers where his duties include managing the investment of approximately £100 million of client funds (individuals, charities, trusts and pension funds). He is a graduate of Strathclyde University Business School 1992 where he gained a BA in Finance and Marketing.
Anna has worked in a variety of industries in both business transformation and technology programmes, combining knowledge of Business and IT Strategy, Programme/Project management, Business Analysis, Process Design, Architecture and development/SDLC to add value to any scenario. Anna is Programme Manager/Senior Project Manager with Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank and is responsible for the delivery of system and capacity changes within the PPI Business unit.
‘The opportunity to be involved in the arts as a Non Executive Board member is a way for me to become more involved in the Arts Community as well as using my skills for something I feel passionately about. I believe in supporting the local community and being involved in Street Level is an opportunity to blend my knowledge of business and management with my interest in art and photography’.
Alison heads up an award winning Intellectual Property and Technology team at Maclay Murray & Spens LLP, where she helps businesses navigate their way around commercial contract matters delivering practical and pragmatic legal advice. She is an accredited specialist in Intellectual Property Law with the Law Society of Scotland. Alison has over 17 years of experience in advising organisations on the protection and exploitation of their Intellectual Property rights including copyright, trade marks and patents. Alison also provides complex data protection advice to a number of her clients.
Alison also regularly provides training to private and public sector organisations. Recent topics have included Brexit: the implications of intellectual property and Social Media; how to balance the risks with the rewards. Alison is also the co-author of the UK chapter of “IP Client Strategies in Europe”. Alison was previously a Director of Greenock Morton Football Club and is currently an Executive member of the Scottish Food Trade Association.
She is a keen networker. She is a member of the Society for Computers and the Law and the Licensing Executives Society. MMS is also a member of the Lex Mundi network which is an international network of quality tested legal Firms across the world and Alison actively participates in the Intellectual Property Group.
Keith is a Marketing & Communications Manager for a large housing association and has 25 years’ experience of working in the public sector in the ever changing world of public relations. Previously he worked as a press officer for various organisations in Glasgow including The Jazz Festival and The Arches. A keen writer, he has been a regular contributor to the Herald Arts Desk since 1994.
In recent years he has curated and hosted exhibitions in off-beat locations in Glasgow and Greenock. He has a lifelong interest in photography but fell down on remembering the f-stop ratios. Instead he went on to become a prize-winning maker of preserves.
Arts Consultant / Curator based in the south east of Scotland. With an academic background in painting, art history and art theory, and Arabella has a particular focus on cultural management and arts engagement in rural areas. She was recently a Curator for Timespan’s Museum of the North redevelopment initiative, and Curator/Developer at NHS Lothian where she is writing an holistic Arts Strategy for a new Community Hospital servicing East Lothian.
She was previously Director of the Peter Potter Gallery in Haddington where she developed and delivered exhibition and engagement programmes that interrogated the interplay between contemporary art and cultural heritage. Prior to this she was Development Of cer for Crossing Borders and Visual Arts & Media Development Of cer for the region of East Ayrshire.
Arabella also sits on the Board of the Scottish Contemporary Art Network. She recently sat on the Visual Arts Review Panel at Creative Scotland and previously worked as a Specialist Advisor to the Scottish Arts Council.
Oscar Van Heek
Oscar works as writer/director, having recently written and directed Dark Water, a unique collaboration with composer Malcolm Lindsay, Scottish Opera and Creative Scotland. The project is now being developed as a feature film, which Oscar will also direct. He has written several feature film scripts, including the original screenplay Carmen’s Two Weddings as well as adapting the multi award-winning novel 'Reef'. Previous to that he produced the feature film 'Blinded' starring Peter Mullan; Jodhi May and Phyllida Law.
Oscar was head of Development for Creative Scotland and has produced and exec produced numerous short films including the award winning GASMAN by LYNN RAMSAY, and LITTLE SISTERS by ANDY GODDARD. He teaches film at Screen Academy Scotland where he also set up and currently runs lo-fi; a low budget feature film programme with the BBC and Creative Scotland.
As a photographer, he is currently engaged in a multi platform ‘Waterfall’ project resulting in book, exhibition and multimedia app, as well as continuing work on a series called Vanitas.
I am a French, Spanish and TEFL teacher with 20 years experience teaching in Universities, FE colleges and secondary schools in Scotland, France and Spain. I am currently responsible for International Education at St Aloysius College, Glasgow. I am also a keen photographer and follower of contemporary art.
Cristina has a background in project management across a range of cultural and event led projects including site specific and large scale outdoor works. Her previous projects include the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games Handover Ceremony and Glasgow International and joined NVA in early 2011 as Project Manager of Speed of Light. Cristina is a graduate from the Fine Art Photography department at Glasgow School of Art and has a passion for lens based media.
In 2014, the facilities, retail and web developments were supported with investment from The Enterprise Ready Fund, Creative Scotland and The Foyle Foundation.
(Glasgow Photography Group Ltd with charitable status (SCO 16470) trading as Street Level Photoworks. Registered in Scotland No 113667).