Senior Management

Professor Gary McEwan

CEO

  • Serial Entrepreneur
  • Started his first business selling Bumble Bees at age 5
  • Driven to ignite Elevator’s entrepreneurial mindset across Scotland  

Graham Morgan

Deputy Chief Executive

  • Spent three years working with local communities in Rwanda
  • Entrepreneurial knowledge is second to none
  • ‘Retired’, but can be regularly found in the Elevator biscuit tin

Andrew Burnett

Managing Director

  • Process driven who always has a plan A, B and C
  • Joined Elevator’s graduate programme before climbing the ranks
  • Responsible for ensuring everything runs smoothly

Dr Andy Campbell

Commercial Director

  • Our very own Rocketman
  • Pioneer in the Scottish Digital Gaming Sector
  • Constantly on the lookout for the next ‘big thing’

John Harris

Energy Director

  • One of the Granite City’s top industry experts
  • Hungry to discover earth-shattering and saving innovations
  • Most likely be found on his farm in his spare time

Karen Pugh

Property Director

  • Straight talking perfectionist
  • Started her career as receptionist in the company’s first portacabin
  • Friday night gin aficionado

Susan Dowds

Finance Director

  • Self-confessed Excel buff
  • Natural flair for making numbers crunch
  • Lover of languages, fluent in Spanish and Catalan

Roz Taylor

Operations Director

  • Climbed the Business Gateway ladder, knows it top to bottom
  • Works in tandem with our team to deliver tangible results
  • Notorious chatterbox

Management

Nicki Mearns

Operations Manager – Tayside

  • Enthusiastic about learning, believer that every day is a school day
  • Strives to help people make a positive difference in their lives
  • Avid traveller and is campaigning for a New York office

Caryn Gibson

Deputy Operations Manager – Tayside

  • Natural problem solver who loves a challenge
  • Dedicated to helping young people reach their goals
  • Coffee and cake connoisseur, as long as it is Vegan

Karen Clark

Programme Manager – Aberdeen City & shire

  • Professional brainstormer and Mocha enthusiast
  • Passionate about transforming people’s lives
  • Outdoorsy lover; the perfect leader for our Challenge weekend

Cat Ward

Programme Manager – Tayside

  • Always full of ideas and driven to make a difference
  • Football and Flamenco fanatic
  • Enjoys life in her cottage by the sea with her husband and cat

Fiona McLachlan

Communications & Marketing Manager

  • Creative communicator and professional perfectionist
  • Has a passion for seeing individuals reach their maximum potential
  • Loves the satisfaction of completing her to-do list