Meet the team

Our approach is entrepreneurial and responsive

Karen Moore

Chief Executive
I’m Karen and I’m the Chief Executive of the Scottish Waterways Trust. I lead the organisation and make sure we do all we can to help secure a brighter future for the people, wildlife and waterways of Scotland. I’ve always been passionate about helping people and, before I came to the Trust, I worked with...
Karen Moore

Tracey Peedle

Director of Development
Hi, I’m Tracey and I’m the Scottish Waterways Trust’s Director of Development. I’m in charge of strategic development of our huge range of projects, from helping our young people realise their potential through canal college to capturing the rich history of the Forth & Clyde from the communities that line its bank through our Unlocking...
Tracey Peedle

Katie O’Donnell

Fundraising Manager
Hi! I’m Katie and I’m the Trust’s Fundraising Manager. I source funding so we can carry out our huge range of projects, our outdoor training programmes to help young people learn new skills and get on the path to work to ambitious developments such as the new Water Play area at The Falkirk Wheel. As...
Katie O’Donnell

Susanne McCarney

Finance & Resources Manager
I’m Susanne and I’m the Scottish Waterways Trust’s Finance and Resources Manager. I provide finance and administration support to the team at the Trust and manage our fantastic Administration team day-to-day. Before coming to the Trust, I worked in the Scottish Spina Bifida Association as a Fundraising Coordinator, but I’ve found my place here. The...
Susanne McCarney

Iain Currie

IT and Administration Officer
I’m Iain and I’m the Scottish Waterways Trust’s IT and Administration Officer. I help the Finance and Resources Manager with the finance and administration and any colleagues who need any IT advice. Before I came to the Trust, I studied Computer Arts at University. Now, I use those skills to highlight the great work we...
Iain Currie

Rose Henderson

Communications and Resources Officer
Hi! My name’s Rose and I’m the Trust’s Communications and Resources Officer. I manage all of the digital communications here from social media and email marketing to blogging and the website. I carry out traditional communications work too, from drafting press releases to writing copy for promotional materials. I also manage the Trust’s database. The work we...
Rose Henderson

Stephen Wiseman

Caledonian Canal Heritage Officer
Hello! I’m Stephen and I’m the Trust’s Heritage Officer for the Caledonian Canal. I work with communities throughout the Great Glen and beyond to connect them with the many benefits of the canal. Working with partners and volunteers, we like to think that we’re community catalysts! Before taking up my role, I worked for 20...
Stephen Wiseman

Alan Forrester

Volunteer Coordinator
Hello! I’m Alan and I’m the Trust’s Volunteer Coordinator, covering everything from our canalside conservation and heritage volunteering to our Green Action and canal college programmes and even our wildflower surveys. Before I came to the Trust, I had spent all my working life in the science and engineering sectors, including a 12 year stretch...
Alan Forrester

Maureen Hill

Fundraising and Project Officer
Hi I’m Maureen and I’m Fundraising and Project Officer for Scottish Waterways Trust. It’s my job to source funding to run innovative projects and make our canal networks a place where people can experience the beauty and heritage of these historic, scheduled ancient monuments. I have had a great passion about canals since my childhood...
Maureen Hill

Nicky MacLennan

Youth Outreach Officer - canal college Inverness
I’m Nicky MacLennan and I’m the Trust’s Youth Outreach Officer for canal college® in Inverness. My role includes recruiting mentors and participants; planning for risks and daily health and safety; managing records; delivering outcomes on our two programme days and ensuring everyone is included and enjoys our sessions. Before coming to the Trust, I worked...
Nicky MacLennan
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