Susan Smith – Chief Executive – firstname.lastname@example.org
I have been working in with and for Community Business for nearly 20 year and with DSEN for 4 years. I am a Trustee of a local charity that is developing a community hall and Vice Chairman of SWRI Angus Federation.
Kirsty Scott – Operations Manager – email@example.com
My role is to support the whole DSEN team and engage with current and new members to promote their business. In my role I support large Social Enterprises on the contractual and procurement portals and foster opportunities for increased trade.
Angus Greenshields – Development Officer – firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Jessie Bruce – Interim Development Officer – email@example.com
My role is to support and advise the Dundee Future Fund applicants and grant funding with new Social Enterprise projects for those setting up. I also currently work with Aspiring SE member events and advise on appropriate training courses.
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.
Raymond Chan – Events & Marketing Officer – email@example.com
I contribute to the marketing and communications of DSEN and our members. The role also requires that I work regularly with various members and individuals, both internally and externally, create and assist the implementation of projects, designed to address areas of services lacking in public awareness and maintain and develop DSEN and Volunteer Gateway Dundee online presence.
Derek Marshall – Chairman – firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
Caroline is a Charity Manager and Trustee. She currently runs the Dundee International Women’s Centre and founded Charity Peeks, a learning centre for Charity Leaders. With over 20 years of business experience, Caroline enables Trustees and Managers to have clarity on how they can make the biggest impact. Caroline believes passionately in Social Enterprise and is delighted to work as part of the Director team with DSEN.
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.