Pauline Smith

Chief Executive

Pamela Barnes

Membership & Engagement Officer
07539 743401

Audrey Dunn

Development Officer - Highland and Western Isles (Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar)
07956 730149. Working days: Wednesday (morning only), Thursday & Friday

Alice Duthuille

Strengthening Communities Programme Development Officer - West of Scotland

Kay Marwick

Head of Central Support Services
0131 220 2456

Claire McRae

Membership Co-ordinator & Finance Support
0131 220 2456 / 07947 557204

Lynn Molleson

Development Officer - East Scotland - Orkney; Shetland; Aberdeenshire; Falkirk;Moray, Aberdeen City; Angus; West Lothian; Clackmannanshire; Scottish Borders
0131 220 2436 / 07985 211428

Amy Punton

Wellbeing & Events Coordinator

Laura Worku

Development Officer - West Central - Argyll & Bute; Isle of Arran; Stirling ; Perth & Kinross
07903 306321. Working days: Tuesday-Thursday
John Main

John Main

Development Officer - West & South West Scotland- Inverclyde; Renfrewshire; East Renfrewshire; East and West Dunbartonshire; Glasgow City; North, East and South Ayrshire; North and South Lanarkshire

Felix Spittal

Programme Manager - Community Ownership Fund

Errin Anderson

Development Officer Strengthening Communities - East of Scotland Regional Support - Fife, City of Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian
07399 002883

Linda Gillespie

Head of Community Ownership
07579 008467

Craig Allan

COSS Advisor - Argyll and Bute, Dumfries & Galloway, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Inverclyde
07747 097022

Fiona Taylor

COSS Advisor - Clackmannanshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, Falkirk, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross, Stirling, West Lothian

Ruth Evans

COSS Advisor - Angus, Dundee City, East Lothian, City of Edinburgh, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders
07579 008465

Elspeth Mathieson

Legal Advisor
07857 625716

Morven Lyon

Head of Democratic Finance
07743 407735

Katie Little

Development Officer – Democratic Finance Programme
07903 716834

Felix Richardson

Research Officer, Research & Insights Team
07496 957019

Julia Carreiro Rolim

Research Officer, Research & Insights Team
07534 549107

Annie Etherington

Events and Facilities Coordinator

Onie Tibbitt

COSS Advisor - Highlands, Eilean Siar, Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City
01445741129 or 07717783230 (Whatsapp only)

Andrew Aldous

Facilities Management Advisor
0794 602 4025

You can see members of our COSS team and Community Shares Scotland team here.

Networking & Events

Connect and collaborate through an annual conference, regional events, Community Learning Exchange, and regular peer-to-peer check-in sessions to build relationships and share knowledge.

Training & Resources

Build organisational capacity through strategic review sessions, trustees and company director training, Continuing Professional Development sessions, and access to a wide range of DTAS publications and toolkits covering best practices

Representation & Influencing

Leverage DTAS's role as the voice for development trusts to influence policy, and participate in government consultations, and pilot programs. Amplify your voice at the highest levels.

Advice & Support

Get tailored guidance from dedicated development officers and access expert professional advice on legal matters, to inform and advance your work.

Our Partner DTA Scotland Services

The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) is funded by the Scottish Government to support community based groups in Scotland take a stake in or ownership of previously publicly owned land or buildings.

Community Shares Scotland is a national organisation that exists to raise awareness of the community shares model and support communities who wish to raise money this way.

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