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Audrey Carlin has been appointed senior executive director (business development) of Scottish arts organisation Wasps Artists’ Studios. Audrey joins Wasps from the Clyde Gateway Urban Regeneration Company, where she had worked for six years and was a senior manager leading multi-million pound award winning projects including the £10 million Olympia Theatre redevelopment. She also played a key role in £1m redevelopment process for the Glasgow Women’s Library. From 2003 to 2008 Audrey was planning manager at Clydebank Re-built Urban Regeneration Company.
Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) has appointed Sarah Deas as the new chair of its board of trustees. Sarah takes on the role to replace Jane Ryder OBE, who has been appointed as the first chair of Historic Environment Scotland. Sarah joined the board of A&BS in October 2014 bringing a wealth of knowledge in strategy, marketing and business development. As Scottish Enterprise’s director of enterprise projects, Sarah is also chief executive of Co-operative Development Scotland. She has held senior management and board positions with Rexam plc, LinPac Plastics International, FortSterling, RBM Europa and Airport Advertising (Europe). She is a trustee of the Bank of Scotland Foundation, a member of the Institute of Directors and an executive coach.
The Boys’ Brigade has appointed Andrew Johnston as its new chief executive officer. Over his 30-year career, Andrew has been involved with Christian organisations, including the Methodist Church and Christian Solidarity Worldwide, and has amassed a wealth of commercial development, strategy, fundraising and communications experience. Taking up the position this summer, Andrew will be succeeding current Boys’ Brigade chief executive Steve Dickinson, who has held the post since 2004 and is going on to be the chief executive of The Global Fellowship of Christian Youth.
Stuart McCue-Dick has been appointed executive directorship for corporate services of Scottish arts organisation Wasps Artists’ Studios. Stuart joins from the National Youth Choir of Scotland, where he was the director of finance and administration. At Wasps he will take an overarching view of finance, HR and governance issues. Previously he was deputy chief executive officer and finance manager for the National Operatic & Dramatic Association (NODA). Stuart is a keen fan of the arts and is a member of two Lanarkshire based amateur dramatics groups Dalziel HSFPA Easter Egg Club and Hamilton Operatic and Dramatic Club and is also an elder at St Mary’s Parish Church, Motherwell.
Charity Bank has appointed the former chief executive and chairman of UK Financial Investments Robin Budenberg to its board. Robin was a key custodian of the UK government’s £100 billion investment in the UK banking industry and advised the government on a number of issues, including the 2008 bailout of the UK banking industry. He stepped back from his role as chairman of UK Financial Investments, the Treasury unit that manages taxpayer shareholdings in Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland, in 2013. He was appointed as the social purpose bank seeks to more than triple the size of its loan book over the next five years to around £250 million.