Our People

Directors

Cameron Anson (Chair)

Cameron Anson (Chair)

Cameron absolutely believes that our community must be empowered to address the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities we are faced with and feels that SWMID is a crucial part of how we can achieve this.

Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter

Anne believes strongly that we need SWMID, who can respond actively to the requirements of our community to grow and prosper.

John Clare

John Clare

John’s motivation is to try to help support the sustainability of the local community, mainly by providing environmental input with a particular interest in the Community Forest.

Hannah Fisher

Hannah Fisher

Hannah is passionate about rural communities finding balance between everyday life and sustainable development and believes that the best decisions are made from within the community.

David Greenhalgh

David Greenhalgh

David has lived on Mull since 1973 and wants to support local development and sustainability

Brik Halcrow (Company Secretary)

Brik Halcrow (Company Secretary)

Brik has lived on Mull for forty years and, having retired from administrative work, enjoys using her time to help with projects that make a difference to the beautiful place that she calls home.

Neil Harvey

Neil Harvey

Neil has lived on Mull and Iona for a large part of his life and is involved with SWMID because he believes that local decision-making helps build community strength. 

Richard Hawkes

Richard Hawkes

Richard is interested in helping develop opportunities and employment in our local community. 

Stewart MacDougall (Vice-Chair)

Stewart MacDougall (Vice-Chair)

Stewart has lived here since early childhood and is keen to support a vibrant and economically sustainable community. 

Martin Putsey

Martin Putsey

Martin is keen to use his knowledge and experience to help SWMID create sustainable employment opportunities for the local community. 

Julie Ward

Julie Ward

Having moved here from elsewhere, Julie feels a commitment to get involved as a member of the Board.  She finds it fascinating to find out more about how the community can really influence and shape their future.

Staff

Morven Gibson (General Manager)

Morven Gibson (General Manager)

Morven has worked in a development role in the local area for over ten years. She is driven by her passionate belief that communities have the skills and resources to shape their own future.

Celia Compton (Finance and Project Manager)

Celia Compton (Finance and Project Manager)

Celia finds SWMID to be a hugely stimulating organisation to work for – dynamic, creative and ambitious – while being firmly rooted in the community.

Saskia Davidson (Administrator)

Saskia Davidson (Administrator)

Saskia enjoys working for SWMID and is motivated by the opportunity to contribute to creating benefits for the community where she is raising her young family.

Philip Yielder (Community Forester)

Philip Yielder (Community Forester)

Philip is excited by the opportunities that Tiroran Community Forest brings and works hard to ensure that people of all ages in our community feel ownership of their forest.

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