Our People

Meet the MND Scotland team.

Working together we aim to provide support to all those affected by Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in Scotland and take steps to bring us closer to a world without MND.

Craig Stockton

Craig Stockton

Chief Executive Officer

Craig is responsible for the day-to-day management of MND Scotland. He takes the lead on our engagement with the Scottish MND Clinical Specialists, reviewing research proposals and is a link between the Board of Trustees and staff.

Iain McWhirter

Iain McWhirter (Email)

Head of Fundraising & Volunteering

Iain manages MND Scotland’s fundraising and volunteering activity, and leads on corporate sponsorship and gifts in Wills. If you can help to fund or support our services, please get in touch.

Susan Webster

Susan Webster (Email)

Head of Policy & Campaigns

Susan leads our Policy and Campaigns team. She works with colleagues inside and outside the organisation to lobby policy makers on behalf of people with MND. Contact her if you have any ideas about campaigns we could be running.

Roslyn Scholarios

Roslyn Scholarios (Email)

Head of Direct Services

Roslyn oversees all of the Direct Services that MND Scotland provides, including: welfare and benefits, equipment and communication aid loan, counselling, support groups, complementary therapy and information services.

Andy Luke

Andy Luke

Financial Controller

Andy manages MND Scotland's Finance and IT Departments. He is responsible for the charity's accounts, payment and donation processing and leads the charity's Finance Committee.

Mairi Hughes

Mairi Hughes (Email)

Office Administrator

Mairi leads on administrative duties at MND Scotland, and looks after the charity's accessible holiday facilities, along with general enquiries. Contact her if you would like to book our chalet or caravan, or have other queries about MND Scotland.

Rachael Stitt

Rachael Stitt (Email)

Administrative Assistant

As well as general administrative duties, Rachael processes the three types of grants MND Scotland has available. She also co-ordinates our counselling service, which we offer for patients and their families.

Nicola Povey

Nicola Povey (Email)

Welfare & Benefits Officer (South of Perth)

Nicola covers South of Perth and helps people affected by MND claim the benefits they are entitled to. Contact her if you would like a review of your current benefits.

Maggie Edwards

Maggie Edwards (Email)

Welfare & Benefits Officer (Perth and North of Perth)

Maggie covers Perth and North Scotland and helps people affected by MND claim the benefits they are entitled to. Contact her if you would like a review of your current benefits.

Niamh Callan

Niamh Callan (Email)

Communications Manager

Niamh manages MND Scotland communications and marketing. She manages press enquiries, oversees our digital channels and printed materials. If you would like to share your experience of MND, please get in touch.

Louise Earley

Louise Earley (Email)

Community & Events Fundraiser

Louise oversees MND Scotland's fundraising events, including the Cornflower Ball and Fun Runs. She also manages community fundraising queries across Scotland. Contact Louise if you want to find out more about our events.

Erin Steel

Erin Steel (Email)

Fundraising Assistant

Erin is on hand to help our supporters with their community fundraising activities. If you're organising an event and need advice or merchandise, get in touch.

Dawn Hamilton

Dawn Hamilton (Email)

Volunteer Development Officer

Dawn co-ordinates MND Scotland's volunteers, runs the support groups and organises the complementary therapy service. Contact her if you want more information about these services or volunteering opportunities.

Lynn Black

Lynn Black (Email)

Information Officer

Lynn manages our information and library service. If you have a question about MND or MND Scotland, Lynn is here to help. She works with our Head of Direct Services to prepare information for people affected by MND and health and social care professionals.

Colette McDiarmid

Colette McDiarmid (Email)

Policy Officer

Colette deals with political engagement with elected representatives, this includes preparing briefings for debate, meeting politicians and responding to consultations. Please get in touch if you would like to share your experience of MND to raise with policy makers.

Craig Watson

Craig Watson (Email)

Communications Assistant

Craig manages the MND Scotland website and social media channels. He helps promote fundraising activities and supporter stories, and helps raise awareness of MND in the media. If you would like to share your story, please get in touch.

Ian Stuart

Ian Stuart (Email)

AAC Co-ordinator

Ian helps to arrange loans of IT equipment such as ipads, laptops, Eyegaze and headmouse items, which offer a means of communication to those who are losing their ability to speak.

Alison Gardiner

Alison Gardiner

Finance Officer

Alison works in our finance team and works with the Financial Controller to process invoices and manage MND Scotland's accounts.

Christine Arnott

Christine Arnott

Finance Assistant

Christine works as part of the finance team processing payments and donations, and thanking fundraisers.

Morag McGown

Morag McGown (Email)

Corporate Partnerships Manager

Morag manages MND Scotland’s corporate partnership with the ScotRail Alliance. She also works on securing future partnerships for the charity.

Kim Mackie

Kim Mackie

Finance Assistant

Kim works as a part of the finance team processing the purchase ledger and online income.