Our Senior Management
In his spare time Neil loves everything sport. For the last six years he has been an enthusiastic volunteer and cheerleader for the Homeless World Cup, travelling to host countries worldwide to lend a hand. However, now well past his playing prime, he has been relegated to the side lines to watch his children play, or to do a spot of goalie coaching when his knees hold up.
Hazel is local to the area with family roots in Broomhouse. When she is not in work her passions include travel and food. Like many of us she has recently discovered her green fingers having learned to grow her own veggies during lockdown.
Lyndsey has worked in the charity sector for 15 years across a number of paid and voluntary roles including marketing, youth work, adult learning & development, employability and mental health. She is a trauma-informed professional and holds a range of qualifications including a COSCA counselling qualification, a history degree and two professional marketing diplomas.
Lyndsey is busy outside work as well with two little ones to manage. In her downtime she loves yoga, running and spending time in nature.
Soon after graduation, she worked for Edinburgh University before joining Viewpoint Housing, where she first became passionate about supporting elderly people to enjoy their life to the fullest. This led to her continuing her studies and completing an Improving Dementia Care OPD course at Stirling University,
Nancy is a local resident, having lived in Gorgie and Dalry for over 45 years.
Andrew has a degree in Criminology and Psychological Studies from the Open University, and outside of work he is a keen trail runner and an ‘enthusiastic’ footballer.
Amanda wants to help others to engage in learning and take action to bring about change for themselves and their communities. In leading by example, Amanda returned to university as a mature student and achieved her BA in Community Education in 2016.
Amanda is local to the area, having been born in Wester Hailes and has resided in South West Edinburgh all her life.
An accountant to trade (CIMA), Kathryn has for many years worked in roles which – as well as financial acumen – require wider skills across corporate or central services, including: Human Resources, Health & Safety, Data Protection, IT, Property and Facilities Management. All of these developed with a focus on risk management. She also has experience in staff Learning & Development, fundraising and marketing & communications.
Prior to joining Space, Kathryn worked for 10 years at Cyrenians as Director of Finance & Corporate Service. Before that, she worked in the private sector in both science & technology, and textile manufacturing & engineering sectors.
When not working, Kathryn enjoys cycling, walking, (watching) football, gardening and spending time with family and friends.