Meet The Staff

Alan McMillan Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for supporting both staff and Board in the delivery of the 4 year strategy, linking with external partners and to overview the daily delivery of the organisation.

Alan

David Gourlay High Performance Coach

Responsible for ensuring players are prepared to compete on the world stage.

David Gourlay

Claire Johnston Competitions & Events Manager

Responsible for planning, organising and delivering Bowls Scotland’s competitions and events, working closely with the Competition & Events Group.

Claire

Sarah Pryde-Smith National Development Manager

Leads the development team to increase participation in the sport, support volunteers and work with clubs.  

Sarah Pryde-Smith

Craig Bolan Performance Operations Manager

To ensure the implementation and development of all operations and management systems that support the delivery of all Bowls Scotland's teams. Craig will work closely with High Performance coach, David Gourlay MBE and Para Bowls Co-ordinator, Bob Christie to further enhance the High Performance Programme. 

Craig Bolan

Lawra Cox National Development Officer

Part of the development team supporting clubs in areas such as membership recruitment and retention, partnership building with local authorities, funding applications, business planning and more.

Lawra Cox

Stuart Bell National Development Officer

Part of the development team supporting clubs in areas such as membership recruitment and retention, partnership building with local authorities, funding applications, business planning and more.

Stuart Bell

Daniel Baker National Development Officer

Part of the development team supporting clubs in areas such as membership recruitment and retention, partnership building with local authorities, funding applications, business planning and more.

Daniel Baker

Ross Robertson Marketing Officer

Responsible for working across the organisation to promote the sport of lawn bowls to new and current audiences through online platforms and the Bowls Scotland website.   

Ross Robertson

Eve Wallace Competitions and Events Officer

To assist the Competition and Events Manager in the planning and delivery of all Bowls Scotland's Competitions and Events. 

Eve Wallace

Cheryl Gibson Development Administrator

Main point of contact for any enquiries to the office via email and phone. Assists with general administration including PVG applications.

Cheryl

Liz Craig Finance Officer

Responsible for dealing with finance procedures, paying invoices and managing payments.

Liz Craig

Gillian Boyce Senior Admin Officer

Responsible for processing PVGs, developing and maintaining databases including the CRM system, and provision of statistical information.

Gillian Boyce

Darren Weir Communications Officer

Responsible for communicating with players, supporters, staff and directors via online platforms. In charge of the general running of our Website and Social Media sites, making sure everyone is kept up-to-date with everything that goes on at Bowls Scotland.  

Darren Weir

Jett Abernethy Administrative Assistant

Main point of contact for any enquiries to the office via email and phone. Assists with general administration including PVG applications

Jett Abernethy
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