Trustees

David Harrison – Board Member
David is Professor of Pathology, University of St Andrews, Director of Laboratory Medicine in NHS Lothian and a Board member of the Scottish Lifesciences Association. He is chair of Medical Research Scotland, a grant giving research charity; chair of advisors to the Melville Trust Cancer Research Charity; scientific advisor to the Cunningham Trust and a Board and Audit Committee member of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator. He formerly chaired The Nazareth Trust, a Scottish charity which operates a nursing school and hospital in Israel. He is married to Jane and has two grown up daughters.
Alison Cartwright – Chairperson
Alison is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development with over 20 years experience of all aspects of HR issues. Having worked in different organisations, including the last 10 years at senior management level, she has experience of dealing with recruitment through to redundancy as well as culture change and providing and delivering training and development opportunities. She also has over 10 years experience as a Charity Trustee which includes being Chair of Trustees for a charity in Dundee for 4 years during a period of significant growth.

Mark Geary – Finance & Business Development
Mark has over 20 years’ experience in global marketing, commercial and strategic roles. He has spent the past 15 years based in the UK and Spain in a variety of senior roles within The Edrington Group, a company owned by The Robertson Trust. Mark is married with 3 children, and lives close to St Andrews.
Tony Jeavons – Board Member
Tony Jeavons is a retired Headteacher with 35 years’ experience of working with young people aged 11-18 years. He recently moved to St Andrews from Cornwall with his wife Ruth to be nearer to their children and 5 grandchildren. He continues to be involved in a variety of voluntary community work locally and is an active member of the Baptist Church in St Andrews.
Barbara Maggs – Board Member
Barbara is a retired Primary School Teacher. While in Hong Kong, her experience in education included teaching English to Chinese students and Vietnamese refugees and teaching in an International Primary School. She is involved in Children’s Church and has led this area of Ministry. Barbara volunteered with CAP in Edinburgh for several years, working alongside families.
Ian Smith – Finance & Business Development
Ian is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics and Finance at the University of St Andrews.