Managing Director: Gayle Adnyana
Gayle has had a diverse career and has experience from the private sector from both within a large corporation and from a small boutique organisation.
Whilst working in the private sector she held several senior roles under the umbrella of Lloyds Banking Group and has worked across the UK and has international experience from a secondment to Sydney, Australia where she delivered a high profile and fast moving roll out of new retail branches in Australia.
Gayle has also worked in the third sector as Deputy Chief Executive of Children’s University Scotland and as Director at SkillForce Scotland. Gayle has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology and is married with four young children.
Head of Finance and IT: James Lloyd
James joined the board of St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd in July 2016 when he became Head of Finance and IT for the parent charity, St Andrew’s First Aid.
James is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has worked in several finance roles within third sector organisations over the last 14 years. These organisations included Cube Housing Association, Turning Point Scotland and The Mungo Foundation. James also has experience in working in the private sector, including roles within a large car company and some accounting practices. He has sound knowledge of statutory reporting requirements for charities and considerable experience in various computer systems.
Operations and Policy Director: Jim Dorman
Jim Dorman is the Operations and Policy Director with St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd. Jim represents the charity and our social enterprise on a number of committees and groups including the Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness and the Social Enterprise Cross Party Groups and the First Aid at Work Quality Partnership. He also sits on both the Tripartite Medical and Commercial Committees of the Voluntary Aid Societies and is a contributer to the First Aid Manual. Jim is regularly consulted upon regarding first aid and legislation.
Coming from a well-established career in training and development, he joined the organisation in 1997. His main responsibilities involve ensuring the smooth operation of the social enterprise activities, setting budgets and targets, product and services development and quality assurance of our qualifications and related training materials.
Outside of work, Jim’s pastimes include music and football.
National Sales Manager: Grant Mackintosh
Grant Mackintosh is the National Sales Manager with St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd. Grant has over 20 years experience within various sales and account management roles.
Since joining the organisation in 2010 his responsibilities include leading a successful team achieving sales and marketing targets for both first aid training and supplies always ensuring high levels of customer service.
When not at work interests include music, theatre and the great outdoors.
Training Manager: Stewart Simpson
Stewart Simpson is the Training Manager with St Andrew’s First Aid Training and Supplies Ltd. Stewart has been involved with St Andrew’s First Aid since 1996 where he started off as a volunteer and took up a staff role in 2003 as Training Advisor. Since 2003, Stewart has looked after volunteer training as well as the commercial needs of the organisation.
Stewart took up the position of Training Manager in 2012 and has a team of 14 employed First Aid Trainer/Assessors across the country delivering a range of courses.
When not at work, his interests include music and building.