Charity Team


David Craig

David Craig - Chief Executive

David Craig has been involved with the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years.

David spent eight years as a press officer for Stakis/Hilton Group plc before making the transition from the corporate sector to the voluntary sector and a position with The Anthony Nolan Trust.

He then set-up a fundraising and recruitment consultancy working with various charities before joining a youth charity as Head of Fundraising & Marketing where he worked for over three years.

Prior to joining SCAA, David was Chief Executive of Falkirk Football Community Foundation for over three years.

David is a former Trustee and Chair of the Fundraising Committee of Bliss, the UK charity for premature and sick babies and during his five years in office helped to establish Bliss Scotland.

In his personal time he enjoys spending time with his two children, playing golf and watching football.

Fiona Dennis

Fiona Dennis - Community Fundraiser

Fiona has had a varied career background from retail management to working in a bank. She loves dealing with the public ensuring customers are dealt with in an efficient and friendly manner. This makes her ideally placed for her current role, as a Community Fundraiser at SCAA.  Fiona enjoys her contact with our fundraisers and supporters, on the phone, by email or in person at the office, as well as out in the community.

As a former nurse, Fiona is delighted to be supporting this excellent front line medical service.

Joy Nelson

Joy Nelson - Finance Manager

Joy comes to SCAA with a background of 25 years of working in Finance & Administration. She brings with her a wealth of experience of working with charities and not for profit organisations, and she is a valued addition to the team.

When Joy heard of the opportunity to work for SCAA, she flew an 800 mile round trip and drove hundreds more to attend an interview. Joy is delighted to be working for such a worthwhile service.

Karen Purvis

Karen Purvis - Database Coordinator

Karen joined SCAA having previously worked in both the commercial and charity sectors as an administrator and brings experience and knowledge of Customer Relationship Management databases and fundraising administration procedure development to the team.

Georgina Hood

Georgina Hood - Fundraising Coordinator

Georgina graduated from the University of Reading in 2011 and moved to Scotland soon after. She has worked in a variety of roles from Law Firms to the Highland Council before joining SCAA in January.

As Fundraising Coordinator Georgina is working in a Financial and Fundraising capacity, which mainly involves helping to manage the SCAA CRM database. Georgina is looking forward to getting involved with events this summer.