Meet the faces behind Love Oor Lang Toun
Danny first joined LOLT as a Director when it was set up in March 2020 and then became Chair. As of June 2021, Danny is now our Development Manager.
He runs his own consultancy in Business Improvement, Project Management and Agile. He was formerly Fife Council’s Area Manager for Kirkcaldy Area.
Danny is proud of Kirkcaldy and has a passionate belief in the Town Centre and its crucial role in our local economy. He’s a real foodie and can be seen most Friday afternoons at the Artisan Market looking for delicious fresh produce to cook up something for the family.
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Communications and Engagement
Amelia joined the LOLT team in April 2022 and works alongside Danny, our Development Manager. Amelia also works with brands through her own social media, as well as working in local Kirkcaldy business, the Merchant's House Cafe.
Her role with us includes managing our website, social media, newsletter and any other communication and engagement activities.
Amelia loves shopping locally within the town centre and having been born and raised in Kirkcaldy, has a great interest in its regeneration.
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Chair of the Board
Christine became chair of LOLT in March 2022. A native of Dublin, she has lived with her Fifer husband in Kirkcaldy since 1984 and has worked and raised her now adult family in the town.
Christine is chair of two other local charities: Fife Historic Buildings Trust, a charity which has invested over £40m in bringing heritage buildings and townscapes back into productive use across Fife, and Greener Kirkcaldy which works to build a sustainable Kirkcaldy.
With a varied career in catering management, Further Education lecturing, local, national and European politics, public sector audit, and her own environmental consultancy, she brings a wide knowledge of both the public and private sector to the board, together with a great love for her adopted home town and region.
A keen walker, she is often seen around Kirkcaldy, taking advantage of all that the area has to offer and enjoying the off-the-beaten-track parts of the town.
Cara has been a director of LOLT since it was set up in March 2020.
A journalist and communications professional, Cara has worked in the local press as well as the public and charitable sector.
She has a passion for and pride in Kirkcaldy and enjoys walking, especially in the town’s parks aided by a coffee and cake to go from one of the amazing cafes in the business community!
Heather has been a director of Love Oor Lang Toun since it was set up in 2020.
Born and brought up in Kirkcaldy, she has worked in the arts and culture sector for over 15 years and is Chief Executive of OnFife. As well as working in central and local government and the private sector, her career has included roles as Chief Executive of the Scottish Objective 3 Partnership for Scotland securing £300m of funding, Director of Regeneration at Communities Scotland and Head of Cultural and Community Services at Perth and Kinross Council.
Out with work, she is District Governor for Scotland North in Rotary International. A keen golfer and also loves skiing.
Suzy has been a Director of the Love Oor Lang Toun CIC since it was first set up, in 2020.
She is Chief Executive of Greener Kirkcaldy, a community-led charity working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy.
Suzy has worked in the voluntary sector since 2011, leading great teams, developing strategy, and finding the resources needed to put ideas into practice. In her free time she loves walking, running and cycling Kirkcaldy’s parks, beaches and woodlands.
Andrew joined as a director of Love Oor Lang Toun in 2022.
Kirkcaldy born and bred Andrew has spent most of his working career in the fastenings and fixings industry and has worked extensively throughout the UK. Andrew recently retired and relocated back to Kirkcaldy.
His hobby is theatre and Andrew is a past President of local amateur musical society KAOS, and whilst living in Birmingham was Chairman of the pro/am venue The Crescent Theatre. He was also Chairman of the national organisation, the Little Theatre Guild of Great Britain.
Andrew has a passion for his home town of Kirkcaldy and is delighted to join the board of LOLT.