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We are delighted to focus on important players within the Hospitality & Tourism industry. We are in part asking some unusual but interesting questions as well a little about how they support and manage wellbeing. Please click on an image below to read their answers.

Fiona Campbell

CEO Association of Scottish Self Caterers

Riddell Graham

Former Director of Industry and Destination Development at VistScotland

Kristian Campbell

General Manager, Crieff Hydro Hotel & Resort

David Allfrey MBE FRGS

former CEO, Edinburgh Military tattoo

Gemma Wayne-Wills

Founder, Arden Marketing

Vicki Miller

Director of Marketing & Digital, VisitScotland

Marco Truffelli

Co-owner, Rufflets St Andrews Co-founder, RESILIRĒ – Psychological Growth

Emma Clark

Joint Owner Glenegedale House, Islay, Chair Explore Islay & Jura, Scottish Food Ambassador

Marco Giannasi

Entrepreneur/ Mentor/ Serving the Future

Fraser McIlwraith

The Ben President | Director at HOSPO Talent, Dark Art Drinks & Liquid Oats

Calum Ross

Owner, Loch Melfort Hotel & Board Member at Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Julie Lin

Cook and Co-Director at Ga Ga Kitchen & Bar, Media Presenter.

Tom Kitchin

Chef Owner, Kitchin Group (The Kitchin, The Scran & Scallie, The Bonnie Badger and KORA by Tom Kitchin.)

Stephen Leckie

Chairman & CEO Crieff Hydro family of hotels

Hans Rissmann

Director Rissco collection - Strathaven Hotel

Kerry Donaghy

Respitality Manager, Shared Care Scotland

Rohaise Rose-Bristow

Owner, The Torridon Resort, Highlands

Donald Horne

Assistant Manager , The Skillet Glasgow & Trustee Hospitality Health.

Alastair Allan

Sales Director at Woodwinters wines & whiskies

Dan Ashmore

Executive Chef, Dean Banks group

Shirley Spear

Formerly The Three Chimneys, Skye and Scottish food ambassador

Conor McGeady

Restaurant Manager & Wine at Bar Brett/ Cultar Restaurant Group & Trustee Hospitality Health

Gary Maclean

Scotland's national Chef, Masterchef the Professional winner

Stephen Montgomery

Scottish Hospitality Group

Marshall Dallas

Chief Executive Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

Bridgeen Mullen

Visitor Centre Manager, Clydeside Distillery, Glasgow

James Murphy

Executive Head Chef, Cameron House Hotel

Dale MacPhee

GM, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, The Caledonian

Garry Sanderson

Chief Executive, House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Gary Townsend

Head Chef, One Devonshire Gardens, by Hotel du Vin, Glasgow

Jill Chalmers

MD Glenapp Castle

Narinder Singh Baryah

MD, WonderWorld Group

Caroline Gregory


Sarah Parry

Co-Director & Lead Trainer Psychotherapist, Good Mental Health Co

Janice Fisher

Combo General Manager Novotel Glasgow-Ibis Glasgow City Centre, Chair GGHA

Stephen McLaughlin

Head Chef at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Dale Dewsbury

General Manager, Restaurant Andrew Fairlie

Willie Pike, MBE

Consultant Chef

Marina Huggett FIH

Chairperson- Achnagairn Estate , Tourism professional, Consultancy, Top 100 Women in Tourism

Peter Walker FIH, MI

MD, Maryculter House, Aberdeenshire

Craig Stevenson

CEO Braehead Foods

Carina Contini

Director Contini Restaurants

Jonnie Ferguson

Junior Sous Chef, The Glenturret Lalique Restaurant & Roux Scholarship winner 2022.

Calum Montgomery

Chef Owner, Edinbane Lodge, Skye

Ivan MacKenzie

Head of XpressJobs

Jonathan MacDonald

MD, Scoop restaurants, Ox & Finch - Ka Pao,

Paul Wilson

Owner Director, Xpress recruitment

Kellie Rixon MBE

Owner, Rixon Associates

Brian Maule

Chef Patron, Le Chardon d'Or

Nicola Taylor

CEO Chardon Hotels

Lynn Hood

COO, Focus Hotels

Marc Crothall MBE

CEO, Scottish Tourism Alliance

Claire Gamble

Group Director of Sales, Dakota Hotels

Richard Tapner-Evans

Director of Catering at The House of Commons

Louisa Kerr

Head of Sales & Marketing at Rosebery Venues

Richard Mayne

Cluster General Manager, Radisson Blu

Brenda Anderson

Director - Tasting Scotland Gourmet Journeys & Events

Peter McKenna

Owner, The Gannet

Andrew D Scott MIH

Owner, Victus consultancy

Paul Bray

Area General Manager – UK North IHG Hotels & Resorts

Giovanna Eusebi

Owner Eusebi Deli

Neil Thomson

CEO, Scottish Chefs

Chris Wayne-Wills, FIH

CEO Crerar Hotels

Kelly Johnstone

Springboard Lead Operations Director

Louise McIntyre

Secretary Hospitality Health & Home Economics Teacher.

Fred Sirieix

Restaurant Manager, Maitre D', TV Personality

Helen Vass

Pastry Chef Lecturer, Winner - Bake Off Professionals

Graham Chalmers

Curator, Radisson Red

Lorna McNee

Head Chef, Cail Bruich

Willie McCurrach OBE

Head of Food, City of Glasgow College. (retired)

David Cochrane MBE

CEO of Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland
In Profile Gordon McIntyre

Gordon McIntyre MBE

Founder & Associate Dean for Hospitality & Tourism, City of Glasgow College

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