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Caryn Kerr joined Big Hearts as General Manager in May 2015 and brings a wealth of experience across the Scottish charitable and public sectors, including leadership roles within the Scottish Government, YouthLink Scotland and The Prince’s Trust Scotland. An experienced project manager and fundraiser, with a strong communications background, Caryn is responsible for the general running the charity, and reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

 

Caryn holds a first class honours degree of MA History & Politics from the University of Aberdeen and has a Postgraduate Diploma in PR from Queen Margaret University.

 

She lives in Dunfermline with her husband and two young sons and, in her spare time, can usually be found at the local pool, play park and soft play – and all before 10am!

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Craig Wilson was delighted to join Big Hearts on a permanent basis in September 2015 as our Communications & Fundraising Officer.

 

Craig had previously supported Big Hearts on a voluntary basis and was part of the team which organised the hugely successful “Big Hearts’ Big reunion” in November 2014.

 

Craig has a range of experience in communications, fundraising and customer service, largely gained during 8 years working with Bank of Scotland. Craig graduated from Queen Margaret University in 2013 with an honours degree in Public Relations & Media.

 

As part of the Hearts’ Fans Rally Team, Craig has helped raise over £80k for Heart of Midlothian and related causes since 2012.

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Innes Shirreff joined the Big Hearts team in July 2016 as our Volunteer Development Officer.

 

A lifelong Hearts fan, Innes previously held roles in volunteer development at Sustrans Scotland and worked in the sustainability team at Edinburgh College, promoting low carbon behaviour change to students and staff. His main role at Big Hearts is to develop volunteering opportunities for Big Hearts supporters and our partner organisations.

 

He graduated in 2013 with an honours degree in Environmental Science and Outdoor Education from Stirling University.

 

Away from Tynecastle, he can be found at the local cinema, golf course or cycling around Edinburgh.

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Kirsty Roebuck initially joined the team on a temporary basis in July 2016 as a Project Administrator for our summer programme. She was previously a Big Hearts volunteer, helping out with the Big Hearts Zone, events and some admin jobs. As well as working with Big Hearts, Kirsty also does youth work in Edinburgh.

 

She graduated in 2015 with an honours degree in Psychology and Sociology from Queen Margaret University.

 

When not at Tynecastle, she likes to spend her time going for walks, baking or watching films.