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About Us

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Eilidh Macdonald-Harte
Eilidh Macdonald-HarteChairwomen
Eilidh Macdonald-Harte is a master coach, novice mother … because her boys keep changing the rules. She is a dedicated believer in human potential to grow, develop & change. She is Chairman of U-Evolve & a business woman.
Shelley Hutton
Shelley HuttonVice Chair
Shelley Hutton is a veteran manager with a housing charity and has previous Trustee experience at her sons’ after school club. She is passionate about how adverse childhood experiences shape behaviours into adulthood and is currently focused on delivering trauma informed services where she works as Customer Service and Research Manager.
Carlye Campbell
Carlye CampbellSecretary
Carlye can relate to Eilidh’s situation with her boys changing the rules… hers do it too! Having spent years working in Financial Services, Carlye loved meeting so many different people, she is now on a steep learning curve here in the third sector, and in the world of U-evolve!
Denis Ferrie
Denis Ferrie
Denis was a Senior Manager in the Residential Care and Education of young people for over 30 years. He drew inspiration from a belief that all young people, regardless of the challenges they face, wish to progress in school, make friends and have fun. Now, in his retirement, he finds a new sense of inspiration in the ambitions of U-Evolve and hopes to make a positive contribution to the achievement of their vision.
Lorna Hudson
Lorna Hudson
Lorna discovered while working for big companies that she is very good at seeing and nurturing the potential in people. Now she runs her very own small business doing exactly that and practises at home on her husband and three children, although they are far more challenging.
Janice Irvine
Janice IrvineTrustee
Janice has recently retired after working in a variety of roles in all three sectors, from full time trade union official to director of HR. She’s fascinated by how organisations work and by finding ways to help people work together. She takes on small work assignments in between taking off in her motorhome, walking long distance paths, spending time with friends and generally living the dream.
Tolga Kuyucuoglu
Tolga KuyucuogluProject Manager
Tolga Kuyucuoglu is a training psychotherapist and life coach. He has extensive experience of psychological therapies including; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy,
Neuro Linguistic Programming and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
Tolga also has an MSc in the Psychology of Mental Health from the University of Edinburgh. He has worked with the Samaritans, the YMCA and other voluntary organisations. Tolga strongly believes that all individuals are capable of flourishing with the right guidance and support, and he is determined to shine a light on the greatness that resides within us all.