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

Sarah Pryde-Smith Business Operations Manager

Responsible for providing the strategic direction for Development and leads and manages the Development team. In addition, Sarah oversees the day to day operations of the organisation and is responsible for leading and managing the Administration team.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, Sarah has shared responsibility of delivering Bowls Scotland’s Strategy.

Sarah Pryde-Smith

Adam Martin Coach & Volunteer Manager

Responsible for the strategic coach and volunteer development within Bowls clubs, in areas such as Coach Education, Volunteer Support and Development across our development team and increasing the quality, quantity and diversity of the volunteers across Scotland.

Adam Martin

Stuart Bell National Development Officer

Part of the development team supporting clubs in Districts 1-10 on 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 Districts 11-24 on areas such as membership recruitment and retention, partnership building with local authorities, funding applications, business planning and more.

Daniel Baker

Lawra Cox National Development Officer

Part of the development team supporting clubs in Districts 25-32 on areas such as membership recruitment and retention, partnership building with local authorities, funding applications, business planning and more.

Lawra Cox

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. 

As a member of the Senior Management Team, Craig has shared responsibility of delivering Bowls Scotland’s Strategy.

Craig Bolan

Bob Christie Para Bowls Co-Ordinator

Responsible for ensuring visually impaired and physically disabled para players are prepared to compete on the world stage.

Bob Christie

Claire Johnston Competitions & Events Manager

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

As a member of the Senior Management Team, Claire has shared responsibility of delivering Bowls Scotland’s Strategy.

Claire

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

Tom Weir Competition & Events Co-Ordinator

Responsible for providing high quality and efficient administrative and general support to clubs, volunteers and the Competition & Events team.

Tom Weir

Gillian Boyce Membership and Business Officer

Responsible for delivering membership services and business intelligence support across Bowls Scotland.

Gillian Boyce

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

Vacant Development Administrator

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

Vacant

Liz Craig Finance Officer

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

Liz Craig

Ashleen Cousins 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.   

Ashleen Cousins

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
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