Scottish Enterprise

Meet the Team

Peter Andrews

Peter Andrew - Head of Incubation and Innovation Support

Peter heads up the Alba team and bring expertise in tax and accountancy, marketing/commercialisation, product development, funding and strategy. With a passion for helping tech start up succeed Peter acts as the manager of the Centre and ensures that clients get the help and support they need.

 

 

 

Contact Peter

Tel: 01506 592 100
Fax: 01506 592101
Email: PAndrew@lesl.org

 


kevin lonergan

Kevin Lonergan – Innovation Advisor

Kevin Lonergan brings a wealth of commercial acumen and extensive experience in raising investment to his role as an Adviser. In addition to the ongoing management of a portfolio of high growth clients Kevin will have responsibility for assisting with public and private sector funding packages and will manage and co-ordinate a number of legal and accountancy events. He will undertake commercial and technical appraisal of the business/product, assessing their needs with a view to formulating and implementing strategies for growth and competitiveness. Areas covered include; business planning and financial modelling, business funding, taxation, marketing analysis, strategy, financial control, people management and development and legal compliance.

Contact Kevin

Tel: 01506 592105
Fax: 01506 592101
Email: kevin.lonergan@innovationcentre.org


Ross McLennanRoss McLennan – commercialisation advisor

With global experience in business, Ross bring expertise in commercialisation, marketing and technological innovation to the Alba team. In addition to the ongoing management of a portfolio of high growth clients Ross will have responsibility for organising a number of events around internationalisation and technology Marketing.

 

 

Contact Ross

Tel: 01506 592106
Fax: 01506 592101
Email: Ross.McLennan@innovationcentre.org


Head Receptionist Michelle Hutcheson

Michelle Hutcheson – Reception Manager

Michelle is the first point of contact at Alba Innovation Centre. She plays a key role in managing the client services for the Centre in terms of switchboard facilities, visitor greeting, room bookings, finance and office services. Michelle also manages the client accommodation within the Centre dealing with tenant movements in and out of the Centre as well as expansions. Communication is a key factor in Michelle’s role and she supports the marketing team through event marketing, social media and client communications for the Centre.

Michelle has a wealth of experience in the technology sector having started up and managed a music business. She is very business focussed and this wealth of experience helps her understand and deal with the requirements of an early stage technology business.

Contact Michelle

Tel: 01506592100
Fax: 01506592101
Email: michelle.hutcheson@innovationcentre.org


Colin Gardiner Facilities Assistant

Colin Gardiner – Facilities Assistant

Colin heads up the facilities management operation within Alba Innovation Centre, liaising with contractors, implementing and checking health and safety procedures and undertaking the preventative or rectification maintenance for the building as and when required. Colin has a keen interest in environmental aspects involved in managing the building and is an expert in ensuring that the centre meets all relevant health and safety codes.

Colin has worked in another two Scottish based business centres where he has carried out a range of administration and facilities roles.

Contact Colin

Tel: 01506592100
Fax: 01506592101
Email: colin.gardiner@innovationcentre.org

 


Claire McHarg - Receptionist

Claire acts as one of the first points of contact to people entering the Alba Innovation Centre, and has a wide range of administrative duties including handing calls and organising post.

Contact Claire

Tel: 01506592100
Fax: 01506592101
Email: Claire.McHarg@innovationcentre.org