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Our Staff

Dr Maureen Sier
Director

Developing and managing the organisation’s strategic business plan. Managing staff members and liaising with the board of directors, members and associate members. Hosting events, conferences and meetings with local and national organisations and public bodies.

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Frances Hume
Senior Development Officer

Providing support for 20 local interfaith groups. Leading workshops with schools, women’s groups, faith communities and voluntary agencies. Planning and hosting events including the Scottish Interfaith Week launch event.

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Else Kek
Finance and Office Manager

Managing the daily running of the office and undertaking all administrative tasks. Handling the organisation’s finances and accounting. (Keeping the boat afloat!)

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Mel Grossman
Projects Officer

Managing two major projects – Holocaust Memorial Day and Scottish Interfaith Week. Running the communications side of Interfaith Scotland. Handling press enquiries and writing press releases.

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Jamie Spurway
Equalities and Training Officer

Raising funds through designing and delivering equality training for private organisations and charities. Providing equality training for public bodies. Ensuring Interfaith Scotland complies with current equality legislation. Representing Interfaith Scotland at the meetings of various equality bodies.

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Fariha Saeed
Communications Officer

Managing the Interfaith Scotland and Scottish Interfaith Week websites. Running the organisation's social media accounts and providing communications support for events.

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Aparna Ramesh
Trainee Development Officer

Supporting Interfaith Scotland’s projects in schools and universities, youth work, women’s dialogue, and Scottish Interfaith Week.

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Our Board

Our Board is made up of representatives from the major faith communities in Scotland.

Alan Kay
(Jewish and Chair)

Nicola Maule
(Buddhist)

Rita Docherty
(Baha’i Faith)

Liaquat Ali
(Muslim)

Inderjit Singh
(Sikh)

Madhu Jain
(Hindu)

Alan Anderson
(Christian)

Ali Abbas Hussnain
(Youth co-optee)

Trishna Singh
(Women’s interfaith)