Our Team

Pauline Scott

Managing Director

I am Pauline Scott, Managing Director of TIGERS & owner of Lullaby Lane Nurseries. I have 20 years’ experience of leading teams and have worked to ensure relationships occupy a central role in the values, practice, policies and vision of our businesses. I am co-founder of ACE-Aware Nation and a mentor of “Inspiring Women in Leadership (IWiL)”. A proud mum of 2, who loves reading, dance and music. I am a reformed perfectionist.

Laura Devennie

Director of Shared Services

Been with our business for 16 years, so you can almost say I’m an original TIGER! Our Relationship Led Practice ethos has helped me to become more self-aware thus improving the relationships I have with myself and others. I love to work alongside people to help develop their infinite potential. It truly is an enjoyable career.

Brian Carmichael

Director of Strategic Development

I am a former construction operative who entered training and development initially to help young people but since been ignited and now my passion lie’s with innovative training delivery, lifelong learning and supporting people to develop their infinite potential. Another aspiration of mine is to see the style of leadership in the construction sector developed to include an authentic, compassionate and nurturing approach to meet the needs of current sector and societal changes.’

Jeremy Miles

Director of Operations

I am an experienced business leader with extensive knowledge across most disciplines of business having been MD of a very successful workers co-operative for 10 years and more recently working in the fast paced environment of a growing tech start up. I have also held a number of Board roles in both the public and private sector and will bring a wealth of skills and experience to our leadership team. The common thread through all my experiences has been the development of both teams and individuals to deliver growth and success. I feel strongly that the success of any business can only be achieved when the team are aligned behind a common goal and are given the autonomy to deliver results.

Gerry Hamill

Managing Director, Paradigm Contracts

Gerry has recently joined TIGERS, his bio is coming soon!

Yvonne Stanley

Early Learning and Childcare Manager

Early Learning and Childcare Manager at TIGERS, with 30 years’ experience in childcare. Passionate in nurturing the delivery of quality training and modern apprenticeships for Early Years sector. Prior to employment at TIGERS, I worked as a Nursery Manager providing high quality care for children and families within a safe, secure environment. Achievements include - NNEB, Level 4 Childcare and Education, PDA Childhood Practice (SCQF Level 9), L&D9Di, L&D11, SSSC Registered

Julie Dey

Business Skills Manager 

My passion has always been people and I find fulfilment working for a company that is committed to growth through developing its people. I completed a Pg Dip in HRM in 2011 and I have recently started a MSc studying Relational Leadership and Attachment Theory. I enjoy my role and I enjoy seeing the positive effects TIGERS’ culture has on the people within it .

Steven Manclark

Construction Manager

Construction Training Manager who is passionate about working with people to help support their hopes and aspirations for the future while creating opportunities that allow them to fulfil their infinite potential. Working alongside my colleagues at TIGERS we are committed to help building an academy which will help people to become confident and competent leaders in the industry while help driving change in the sector.

Elaine Kidd

Corporate Manager

I have recently joined TIGERS as Office Manager following a career in Resource Planning, Change Management and People Management within the Financial Services Industry. Building strong working relationships and supporting staff develop to their full potential has been key throughout my career. My role within TIGERS allows me to continue focussing on these core values through their relationship-led approach. Whilst joining TIGERS is a change in career path for myself, I believe in the values of the company and I am passionate about helping others reach their infinite potential.

Siobhan Argyle

Education Manager

I have joined TIGERS after 20 years of working within the FE and HE sectors. I am passionate about all things learning and teaching and I am excited to work for a company which places relationships at the heart of our practice, allowing people to reach their full potential. I'm an avid lover of music, creative arts, ceilidh-banding and languages, and I do quite like going for the odd run too.

Michael Davies

Construction Deputy Manager

Highly motivated construction team leader with a passion for helping young people gain and develop skills for life and work. A drive to create an inclusive and nurturing environment in which young people can reach and fulfil their full potential. A strong desire to provide all young people with the tools and knowledge they require to have the best possible start on their learning journey.

Stephen Ferguson

Construction Team Leader

After spending 15 years in engineering I moved into Sport Development. While doing various coaching roles I graduated with an BA Hons in Sport Coaching and Development from University of Glasgow. From there I moved into construction working for Stewart Milne Homes, where I worked for the past 6 years. I enjoy working with young people and joining TIGERS has given me that opportunity to pass on any knowledge I have gained to the young people.

Allan Oliver

Construction Team Leader

Allan is an employability trainer / assessor with TIGERS ltd having been with the company for over three years Allan has helped many young people realise their potential in the construction industry to progress into apprenticeships or full-time employment. Allan came to TIGERS after a successful career in retail management with Homebase ltd where he held various positions throughout the Glasgow area.

John Anderson

Construction Trainer

I have recently started with TIGERS as a construction trainer. I studied furniture craftsmanship and joinery at college as well as having 7 years’ experience in the construction industry. I have joined TIGERS as I like supporting and working with young people to help develop them as individuals. I will use my own experience and knowledge to teach them relevant skills and help guide them towards a career within the construction industry.

Anabella Barnet

Graphic Designer

I am a designer focused on creating positive change in society. One of my primary purposes is education because it is a key factor for society to evolve. I find fulfilment working on a forward-thinking company, focused on positive relationships with impactful initiatives like TIGERS. As a graduate of 2020, with a challenging year, it is a joy to be able to make a difference in such an admiring company.

Aisling Bent

Health and Wellbeing Coordinator

My role as the health and well-being coordinator is to guide the team to a healthier mindset. I have created a calming hub within the office where the staff can take some time out of their busy schedules and stresses, the calming hub provides a safe environment for some mindfulness and relaxation. I also work with the young people starting out on their journey into employment, I introduce them to the benefits of mindfulness, how to practice and in turn lead themselves into stronger beings.

Lorna Blackley

HR Administrator

I have recently joined the TIGERS team as Human Resources Administrator. Having recently completed a degree in Social Policy and Politics, I am excited to be part of a business which promotes inclusivity, equal opportunities and relationship-led practice. I am looking forward to implementing these values through my work and for the opportunity to play a part in such a motivated and creative team. I am very grateful to TIGERS for giving me the opportunity to use my skills and knowledge to impact positive change.

Aidan Booth

Finance Administrator

I have recently joined TIGERS as a Finance Administrator coming for a degree in Accountancy and Finance. I am passionate in the work they do and wish to be a part of the ethos they have ingrained in their company. I thrive on making each day a positive experience and view it as an opportunity to learn something new and challenge myself. I look forward to my journey with Tigers and seeing how I develop.

Dana Boyle

Corporate Administrator

I have joined TIGERS as an Administrator for the corporate team, during this I will be completing my Modern Apprenticeship in Business Skills. With previous experience TIGERS took me on and are helping me grow academically and helping me develop my skills within the company. I am happy to have joined a team that believe in putting relationships with employees first. I look forward to completing my Modern Apprenticeship and growing within the company.

Bill Breslin

Construction Assessor / Verifier

I am a Trainer/Assessor at TIGERS and have worked here for 5 years, I hope to be able to give people the same opportunities I had as a young person. I have years of experience in construction industry and I feel there is a need to pass this information on to others that want to take the same construction journey as myself, we all have something to offer

Oliver Butler

Digital Marketing Assessor

“Hello! As it says above, my name is Oliver, and I’m a digital marketing trainer & assessor here at TIGERS. I joined the business in 2021 after over 7 years working in digital marketing in a variety of roles, most recently specialising in PPC and SEO. I’m originally from Wolverhampton, having moved to Glasgow at the start of 2020, and I’ve had lots of fun exploring my new home. I look forward to getting to know you either as a Modern Apprentice or a learner, and to help you on your way in an exciting career in digital marketing. I could write chapter and verse about my hobbies, but rest assured, you’ll hear all about them from me in due course. To give you a scarcely believable, but very true fun fact about myself, my favourite animal is, yes, the tiger!”

Kelly Deans

Early Learning and Childcare Trainer/Assessor

I have overall 15 years experience in early years in childcare. I strive to build relationships I feel I am very passionate and caring person. I have worked in Lullaby Lane Nurseries for 7 years; I have now moved on to working as a trainer to help our young people to have fun be creative and reach their infinite potential. I am mummy of 2 young boys who I love spending my time with making lifelong memories.

Jennifer Deery

Administrator

After graduating from University with an English degree, I wanted to try something new which is why I decided to apply for a TIGERS position. I have always had an interest in business having previously done work experience as an administrator in the Glasgow City Chambers. I am now part of the TIGERS Business Skills teams learning new skills and having new experiences every day. This helps my ambition of wanting to make a difference in people's lives.

Heather Finnegan

Administrator

I started my journey with TIGERS as an Employability Fund trainee in the Business Skills group. Following the completion from the Employability Fund I have successfully secured a job with TIGERS. I am currently doing my Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in the Skills Training Academy in Administration. I look forward to what the future brings and learning more skills and developing my knowledge to suit my role.

Caitlin Forrest

Kickstart Co-ordinator

TIGERS provided me the opportunity to enter the industry I am passionate about – Marketing. As an Undergraduate struggling to gain experience, TIGERS believed in my potential. I like the fact that TIGERS believe in the importance of connection, may that be online or offline, making each day exciting. I want to encourage other organisations to believe in the power of relationship and share stories. Helping people discover their potential is something you can’t put a filter on.

Alexandra Fullerton

Business Skills Trainer / Assessor

Before joining TIGERS in June 2017 I had been working as a Tennis Coach throughout Glasgow for 7 years as well as working as a camp counsellor at all girls camp in America. I graduated from University of West of Scotland in 2014 with a BA (Hons) Sport Development. I have always enjoyed helping people strive to meet their full potential no matter what the environment.

Danni Gallagher

Business Skills trainer and assessor

I have recently joined TIGERS as a Business Skills trainer and assessor. I graduated from Strathclyde University in 2020 with a degree in Business Administration and I am excited to use the knowledge and experience that I’ve obtained to help others achieve their goals. I think it’s so important for everyone to be treated with respect and know that there will always be support. If I were asked what’s the best advice I could give it would be: it’s your story to write so write the best one yet.

David Glenn

Construction Trainer

I worked in the construction industry for several years when I left school where I gained good knowledge and experience of groundworks. I have had a varied work history in steel works, engineering and quarry works. I also worked in manufacturing and many years in the care industry. For the last 8 years I have been an assessor/trainer in the construction industry delivering a variety of construction disciplines, including apprenticeships and supervision. I relish the opportunity to make a difference to the learners who come through TIGERS and help them to succeed.

Fiona Gray

Early Learning and Childcare Trainer/Assessor

Having originally trained as a primary school teacher, I found that my interests led me to working with pre-school children. I was grateful to be offered a position in TIGERS, as I feel that the TIGERS values of “Integrity, Love, Curiosity and Courage” align with my own. It’s so exciting to be part of a team who embrace love and compassion, and I am enjoying using these values to support learners to achieve their potential.

Ramiar Hassan

Civil Engineering Trainer

I am excited to be part of the TIGERS family and build a relationship with the team and help young students build aspiration and ambition on their civil engineering career path. I want to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to grow and improve on areas that are difficult and not yet explored. Civil engineering has rapidly become my everyday bread and will certainly to continue show interest in it.

Stuart Hillyear

Construction Assessor

Previously worked in the Construction Industry in Shetland for over 31 years, I’ve developed a wide range of skills and experience in Road Construction and General Road Maintenance as well as driving HGV's including gritters. Before leaving Shetland I was a Roads Foreman for Shetland Islands Council leading a team of 27 workers and training staff in the New Roads & Street works Act. I get a lot of job satisfaction from sharing my knowledge with the apprentices at TIGERS’.

David Howie

Learning & Development Igniter

I have been involved in training and personal development for almost 20 years and I feel honoured and privileged to have been chosen to be part of TIGERS Learning and Development Igniter team. I hope to add great value to this role and to the further development of our training design and front-line delivery.

Jamie Hughes

Employment Engagement Officer

I am Currently studying HNC Construction Management part time at college and have 10 years experience working with children and young people through working in childcare and nursing, the opportunity to work with the construction team at TIGERS is a perfect fit for me to put both of my passions together in my role as Employment Engagement Officer. It is extremely rewarding to see young people given the opportunity to gain employment into the construction industry.

Ed Jeffrey

Employability Trainer / Assessor

I choose to work with TIGERS because I believe in their commitment to see every young person who becomes one of our learners given every opportunity to become quality citizens in our society. Through their place in the future workforce, they can contribute to the growth of our economy, as well as becoming well rounded individuals in their health, both mentally and physically.

Derek Johnstone

Employer Engagement Officer

Having worked in the sign industry for 19 years as a product specialist and helping run a youth football club, the opportunity to help give young people the chance to progress into their careers through engaging with businesses who have a like-minded approach was very appealing to me. Doing this on a daily basis is extremely rewarding and it is great to see young people going on to make a career for themselves

Martin Livingston

Construction Trainer / Assessor

I have 20 years experience in the construction industry working as an electrician to trade and have spent my career working alongside people from all backgrounds. After years of working for profit focused companies I came to TIGERS to join a company whose values matched my own and where I could both enjoy the work I was doing and help others at the same time.

Richard Loughran

Finance Administrator

I have now worked for TIGERS for 16 years and have completed my SVQ Business and Administration level 2 and 3. I have done a few job roles, Junior Administrator when I first started then moved onto Administrator. I was in charge off MA administration for 6 years and have recently moved to new position as Finance Administrator I want to work for TIGERS as the staff are great to work beside and TIGERS is a company with a bright future and full of ambitions.

Antonis Kassiotis

Marketing Trainer

Someone once told me, ‘Everything you call life was created by people who were no smarter than you’. Having this perspective at a young age inspired me to pursue my passions wholeheartedly and make a measurable impact on the world around me. My passion at the moment is instilling this sense of self-worth in the next generation to empower young people to create the future of their dreams.

Tiffany Kerr

Apprentice Administrator

I started my journey with TIGERS as an Employability Fund trainee in the Business Skills group. I am currently doing my Level 2 Modern Apprenticeship in the TIGERS Skills Training Academy in Administration. I look forward to learning and developing my skills to their full potential. I am excited to see what the future brings and be part of a company whose values provide opportunities for anyone within various sectors of employment and seeing where I can go in the construction industry.

Colin MacKinnon

IT Trainer

Before joining TIGERS, I had completed a BSc in Web Development along with doing a PGDE and studying a MSc in Software Engineering at Heriot Watt University. I enjoy creating applications and websites and watching them to come life along with training people to become fluent in different coding languages. I'm happy to be on the team at tigers and take candidates to the next level with their knowledge and skills.

Hollie Macmenemey

Senior Administrator

An experienced senior administrator from a legal/ finance background. My role at TIGERS is assisting the Construction, Modern Apprenticeship assessors and overseeing the day to day admin for our Skills Training Academy. I have a passion for working with young people and I thrive in helping people achieve their full potential.

Natalie Malseed

Early Years Trainer/Assessor

It has always been a passion of mine to encourage, coach and support others to ensure effective delivery of high quality, stimulating learning experiences in child led settings whilst helping to raise the attainment level. I am so excited to be a part of the TIGERS, where the relationship led practice, visions and values will only continue to enhance my teaching to ensure that candidates blossom into the confident, nurturing, forward thinking practitioners at the end of their apprenticeships.

David Marshall

Marketing Administrator 

Before joining TIGERS in early 2018 I had completed a HND in Media & Communications. Since joining the team, I have been able to complete Modern Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing at SCQF Level 6 and go on to help to produce TIGERS graphic & video content and assist with social media. I look forward to the future to see what is in store for me personally and TIGERS as a business.

Pat McArthur

Construction Trainer / Assessor

I have worked in the construction industry for 35 years now as a Joiner, during that time I have gained various skills which I now have the opportunity to pass on to the next wave of youth coming into our industry. I have recently completed my L&D 9's assessing unit which will help me assess and develop candidates which allows me to interact with new candidates on various sites.

Ross McGregor

IT/Finance Administrator

IAfter completing my 4 years at University studying Computing and being on the job hunt for a few months, I am very grateful to TIGERS for giving me the opportunity to come on board and apply the skills that I have gained during my education to rework and improve some of the TIGERS current methods while also improving myself by gaining new skills and getting to know all of my new co-workers. Overall TIGERS has been fantastic start to my career journey.

Kim McGuigan

Youth Relationship Co-Ordinator

I am Kim McGuigan the new Youth Relationship Co-Ordinator I will be assisting trainers in the Construction Academy with Young people in a supporting role helping them overcome any barriers they may face whilst doing their training and onwards to gaining employment. Before joined TIGERS & pre lockdown I had completed a two year policy apprenticeship at Community Justice Scotland. I previously worked in partnership with TIGERS and ACE Aware Nation to host ACE’s to Assets Conference where we brought the world renowned Gabor Mate to Scotland. My passion has always been in helping young people reach their potential and I am absolutely delighted to be part of something so special here at TIGERS.

Brandon McReynolds

Construction Trainer

My name is Brad, and I am a construction trainer/assessor. I have been at TIGERS for 6 months now coming from the Construction industry as a Bricklayer which I was on the tools for 6/7 years and the oil and gas industry as an Offshore Cementer. Having experience from multiple industries and sharing the same values as tigers it has helped me massively in my new chosen career. I believe everyone deserves a chance at fulfilling their full potential and am very passionate about passing on the knowledge and experience I have gained throughout my working career.

Laurene McVay

Early Years Trainer / Assessor

Having had experience within the childcare sector for 12 years I have now been given an opportunity to work for TIGERS in the role of Trainer/Assessor. Using TIGERS Vision, Values and Relationship Led Practice in my delivery it will enable candidates to flourish feeling confident in their role gaining knowledge and practice working towards and gaining their Apprenticeship. Having the opportunity to celebrate in their success is wonderful

Heather Munro

Learning & Development Igniter

Early years has always been my passion, I've never seen it as a 'job' when you love what you do, now being able to work with and ignite those present in the lives of children, young people and adults to enhance chances, opportunities and inspire continuous professional learning. Working with TIGERS has provided me with the opportunity to gain experience and build strong relationships across a variety of sectors creating a correlation between life and work practices.

Tracey Nimmo

Financial Specialist

I have over 25 years’ experience working in Admin, Financial and HR roles. I joined TIGERS in 2010 as Senior Administrator. In addition to this role, in 2016, I became Finance Administrator for our Nurseries. In July 2018 I became Finance Specialist for TIGERS and Lullaby Lane Nurseries. TIGERS support their Staff and Trainees/Apprentices to reach their full potential professionally and care about their emotional well-being. I love being part of such a creative, courageous and compassionate team.

Stefan Oliver

Construction Trainer / Assessor

Trainer / Assessor at TIGERS in which I am part of the construction team. I love working With TIGERS as it allows me to train and develop each learner to their individual needs guiding them into the workplace , having gained 15 years in construction and horticulture industry along with life experiences it has always been my passion to help others pursue their own future and fulfil their potential

Melissa Owens

Administrator

I have joined TIGERS as an Administrator in the Skills Training Academy and have previous experience in the Finance Industry. I am looking forward to developing my skills and helping others along the way. I am excited to have joined a company with such high values and who put relationships to the forefront of everything they do. I look forward to seeing what opportunities lie ahead for the company and myself within the company.

Alison Pollock

Administrator

My TIGERS journey started in 2017 when I participated in the TIGERS Pre-Apprenticeship programme. Since progressing from there I have completed my Modern Apprenticeship and have gained an SCQF Level 6 in Business and Administration. Throughout my time in TIGERS I have gained a lot of valuable knowledge while continuously developing my own personal skills and building long lasting relationships with my colleagues through relationship-led practice and strong values.

Martin Richmond

Construction Trainer

I have worked with people for the last 12 years in various roles and supported with personal and professional development. I worked for 10 years within retail and during this time built up strong relationships with my teams and developed a real passion for supporting and guiding others to meet their potential. I joined tigers as I feel I can add value to the journey of others into the working world.

Finlay Sime

Administrator

I work in Administration for the Employability Fund and Foundation Apprenticeship contracts and I am currently completing my Modern Apprenticeship in Business Administration. I love putting relationships and inclusion at the centre of what I do, and I love seeing the people we help grow into themselves and go on to do amazing things, it really shows us just how much people flourish in the right environment.

Danny Steele

Construction Assessor

Having spent 10 years in construction and having over 30 years’ experience working with young people in the sports multi sports coaching/teaching world joining TIGERS has given me the opportunity to pass on all my experience and passion to our young people. Helping young people is a passion I have held for a long time and now I get to share that passion with the TIGERS family. I can’t wait help our youngsters develop and enter the workplace with the tools to succeed.

David Summers

Business Skills Trainer / Assessor

I have been a Learning and Development practitioner for over 25 years, working with Tigers as a Business Skills Trainer/Assessor is the perfect role for me. People are my passion and it’s a privilege supporting young people to reach academic goals they never thought possible, this helps feed my passion as an educator. The Tigers culture personifies excellence in learning, an organisation I'm proud to be part of.

Christopher Turner

Construction Trainer/Assessor

My name is Chris, I am a construction trainer/assessor and I joined the TIGERS team in December just before lockdown. Predominantly from the Landscaping sector, I have used this a tool to give people of all ages and abilities essential work based skills to reduce personal barriers and improve their opportunities of employment. I have been involved in helping other for nearly 20 years and I am delighted to continue doing this under the TIGERS banner.

Lisa Wark

Early Learning and Childcare Assessor

I’ve always had the passion and vision to make a difference in the early years sector. Working with Tigers has gave me the chance to influence do this, by supporting individuals at such a pivotal stage in beginning their careers and the opportunity to be able to not only have impacted on children’s lives, but to be able to show my love and enthusiasm to many young people who with similar aspirations, is the dream job for me.