Julie Farr – Chief Executive – firstname.lastname@example.org
Angus Greenshields – Development Officer – email@example.com
I offer support for Social Enterprises in Dundee, either those setting up or those that are looking to further develop their services, with a particular focus in the area of health & wellbeing. Currently supporting organisations to be able to directly offer their services to people in receipt of Self Directed Support funding, as well as through traditional contractual methods.
Susan Morris – Project Assistant/Administrator –firstname.lastname@example.org
My job is to support the Development Workers and Chief Executive with administration, organising events and meetings, reporting and updating the DSEN website and Facebook pages. I am also responsible for the administration of the Good To Go bus service which DSEN are a partner in – offering a free shopping service to older people around Dundee and a payable booking service to eligible groups also within the City.
Derek is CEO of the Factory Skatepark & children’s soft-play centres in Dundee which have won a number of awards for social impact and business over recent years. Derek has over 25 years in the third sector and worked directly in the Social Enterprise sector for 18 years during which he has been involved in establishing a number of charities and social companies and raising over £4m for these enterprises. A social entrepreneur working in this country and Uganda he is constantly looking for opportunities to develop services and facilities for communities using fully sustainable business models and firmly believe that individuals and communities need a hand up rather than hand outs!
Beverley has worked with communities for over 21 years, mainly in a local authority setting, working directly with communities across Angus. She also worked at a strategic policy level, both locally and nationally, in areas such as Community Safety, Tenant Participation, Gypsy Travellers, Local Community Planning, Community Empowerment, Community Engagement, Community Asset Transfer, Pride in Place and Planning for Place to name but a few. She is a trained Coach, a Director of Community First as well as a community consultant, currently working with Forthill Community Sports Club.
Alastair has worked for nearly 30 years in the Third Sector and was CEO of a local social enterprise for more than 10 years. He is currently Chair of the Third Sector Employability Forum, a network that leads on employability policy and practice in Scotland. Alastair is a Board member of DSEN and represents the network on the Dundee City Work and Enterprise Committee and Social Enterprise Development Board.