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Fiona Hyslop MSP

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Lord Thurso

Chairman of VisitScotland

Paul Bush OBE

VisitScotland’s Director of Events

David Coletto

Founding Partner and CEO of Abacus Data

Mike Jardine

Director, Rare Management

Eilidh Buchanan

Marketing Manager, Celtic Connections

Julia Amour

Director of Festivals Edinburgh

Rhona Corscadden

Senior Events Manager, EventScotland

Jose San Miguel

Founder and Managing Director of Nutickets

Rob Murdoch

Commercial Director, Forge Special Projects Limited

Mark Molloy

Manager - Young People, Dumfries & Galloway Council

Julie Golding

Service Manager at Volunteer Edinburgh

Nathan Bombrys

Managing Director, Glasgow Warriors

Peter Ward

Director at WeTrack

Marina DiDuca

Communications Manager – Inclusive Tourism

Craig Cunningham

Events Manager, EventScotland

Rachael McCully

Communic18 Ambassador YOYP2018

Claire Shiel

Volunteer Manager for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships

Brigadier David Allfrey

Chief Executive, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo and Chair, EFIG

Annie Marrs

Project Coordinator at UNESCO Dundee City of Design & Place Partnership Programme

Verity Blanchard

YOYP Signature Programme Manager, VisitScotland

Philip Long

Director of Dundee V&A

Jean Cameron

Bid Director, Paisley UK City Of Culture

Lynsey McMillan

Head of Brand, Scottish Rugby

Gideon Feldman

Senior Project Manager, Attitude is Everything

Marie Christie

Head Of Development - Events Industry, VisitScotland

Andy Meldrum

Street Events Manager, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Colin Rodger

Head of Event Management at DF Concerts & Events

Malcolm Sutherland

Managing Director at Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running

Kevin Sewell

Assistant Emergency Planning Officer, Scottish Borders Council

Tony Davey

CEO at Red61

Stuart Turner

Head Of EventScotland

Eilidh Barbour

Sports Presenter

Conor O’Sullivan

Social Media & Community Manager, VisitScotland

Leonie Bell

Head of Cultural Engagement and Culture Strategy, Scottish Government

Adam Parry

Director and Editor of Event Industry News and Event Tech Live

Gillian Henderson

Business Development Director, Ticketmaster

Mark Stewart

Senior Events Manager, EventScotland

Chelsea Charles

Themed Years Communications Manager, VisitScotland

Chris Greenwood

Senior Tourism Insight Manager, VisitScotland

Mark Irwin

Senior Marketing Manager Brand Engagement, VisitScotland