We believe in

  • Partnership and collaboration

  • Honesty and transparency

  • Opportunity and positivity

Our Team

James Bream

DYW Director
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Rachel Elliott

DYW Manager
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Martin Johnston

DYW Schools and Business Coordinator
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Erin Burke

DYW Schools and Business Coordinator
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Our Board

Banking

Graham Blair

Regional Director of SME Banking · Bank of Scotland
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Education

Liz McIntyre

Principal & Chief Executive · North East Scotland College
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Oil & Gas

Jackie Mann

Senior Vice President of Human Resources · Proserv
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Oil & Gas

Andrew Ritchie

External Relations Manager · Shell
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Oil & Gas

Bob MacDonald

Specialist Technical Solutions CEO · Wood Group
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Recruitment

Judith Thorpe

Co-owner and Director · Thorpe Molloy Recruitment
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Oil & Gas

John McDonald

Managing Director · OPITO
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Construction

Steve Petrie

Sustainability Director · Balfour Beatty
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Local Authority

Richard Sweetnam

Head of Economic Development · Aberdeen City Council
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Local Authority

Gayle Gorman

Director for Education & Children's Services · Aberdeen City Council
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Local Authority

Maria Walker

Director (Education & Children's Services · Aberdeenshire Council
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Public sector

Gordon McGuiness

Director, Industry & Enterprise · Skills Development Scotland
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