Interim Director Announced

Fri 31st July 2015

We are pleased to announce that while our Director Lisa
Gallagher (nee Maclean) is on maternity leave from 24th June, that
our Head of Fundraising, Fiona Doring will be leading the organisation as
Interim Director.


Fiona has ten years’ experience
leading Impact Arts programmes and projects, and comes from a strong arts and
business development background. Latterly, she has been a member of the Senior
Management Team working alongside the Director and board on strategic

Fiona will be supported by Impact Arts’ current Head of Finance
Mairi Sanders who will be stepping up as Head of Finance & Operations and
interim Strategic Advisor, Miriam O’Connor OBE. Miriam has over 20 years’
experience of stakeholder management and leadership operating at national level
in public and third sector organisations. She is a trusted and accountable
leader who excels in influencing policy, shaping strategy and delivering
through leadership, passion and effective governance. We welcome her warmly to
the Impact Arts team. A new part-time fundraiser will complete the interim
arrangements for the organisation.

Lisa Gallagher, Impact Arts
Director said:

“I am delighted to be leaving Impact Arts in the hands of such
dedicated and experienced people who all share Impact Arts’ mission of
transforming lives through creativity and the arts. Alongside the board, the
team will be following our clear business plan for the year and I look forward
to following progress from my maternity leave.

“Our programmes empowering
children, young people, older people and communities will continue to flourish
under the whole Impact Arts team who are passionate about the arts and social

Fiona Doring can be contacted on 0141 575 3001 or [email protected].

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