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Forum members

Scotland Forum members

The Scotland Forum was set up in 2012, to act in an advisory capacity to the Money Advice Service, informing the organisation on key issues facing people in Scotland, and advising on the impact of our plans.

The current members of the Scotland Forum have agreed to widen their scope to ensure that the recommendations within the Financial Capability Strategy for Scotland and the UK are delivered and remain relevant to the unique requirements, funding arrangements and stakeholders within Scotland.

The membership has been widened to ensure the group has appropriate sector wide representation and knowledge to deliver these recommendations. Current membership includes:

  • Alastair Ross – ABI
  • Alex Reid – Accountant in Bankruptcy
  • Alison Hardie - Young Scot
  • Alison Watson – Shelter Scotland
  • Allison Barnes – The Money Advice Service
  • David Brownlee - Citizens Advice Scotland
  • Donna Burnett – NHS Health Scotland
  • Felicity Martin – Education Scotland
  • Hazel Thoms - Scottish Legal Aid
  • Heather Smith / Geraldine Day – Age Scotland
  • Helen McCabe – CEMVO
  • Jeremy Hewer - Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
  • John Pollock – Trading Standards Scotland
  • Karen Hurst – ABCUL
  • Laura Ross – Scottish Government
  • Lesley Haddow – Glasgow Council
  • Lorraine King – Scottish Government
  • Lynn Daniels - North Lanarkshire Council
  • Philip Morland/ Gill Ellison - Big Lottery Fund
  • Ross Gardner – Lloyds
  • Sandra Sankey / Karen Carrick - The Improvement Service
  • Sarah Poretta – The Money Advice Service
  • Sharon Bell – StepChange
  • Sharon MacPherson - Scotcash
  • Steve Stillwell – The Money Advice Service
  • Susanne Flynn – Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Thom Kenrick – RBS
  • Tina Harrison – University of Edinburgh Business School
  • Yvonne MacDermid - Money Advice Scotland (Chair).