FOLLOWING the retiral of Fife Council’s Service Manager for Economic Development, George Sneddon and Councillor Alan Craig from the Board of Directors, two new members have been appointed to oversee the activities and operation of Business Gateway Fife.
Councillor Altany Craik is Fife Council’s Convener for Economy, Tourism. Strategic Planning & Transportation and brings a wealth of experience in both the public and private sectors including lecturing in business management, economics and accounting.
Gordon Mole is the Head of Business & Employability at Fife Council and also joins the Board. He has a particular interest in collaborative working between national, local and third sector agencies for employability and employer engagement and is a board member of Developing the Young Workforce Fife, Fife Economy Partnership and Opportunities Fife Partnership.
Chair of Business Gateway Fife, Mark Cameron commented: “We are delighted to welcome both Altany and Gordon to the Board. They both have tremendous experience to bring to the table and we look forward to working with them to build on the success of Business Gateway Fife and to continue to develop and exploit opportunities in the future. We have a major role to play in improving business birth rates while assisting growth in indigenous businesses through an everchanging economic climate.
“I would also like to extend the Board’s deep gratitude for all the efforts and support that George Sneddon and Alan Craig have given throughout their tenure. I wish them both well in their retirement and future ventures.”