HTSI Team

Mhairi Wylie

Chief Officer

Mhairi joined HTSI in October 2012 after almost seven years with Ross and Cromarty CAB.  She has worked and volunteered within the sector since leaving Dornoch Academy including teaching in Romania, Befriending, Glasgow 2014 and is currently a Director on the Board of the Scottish Fire And Rescue Service.

01349 864 289 

Siobhan MacKenzie

Finance and Admin Manager

Siobhan joined HTSI in Nov 2019. She makes sure all our wages are paid (and all our bills)! She enjoys spending time with her kids, who have her attending various dancing and football events across the country. She likes to support a wee team from Glasgow that play in green. Why not a local team?

01349 864 289

Leah Ganley

TSI Services Manager

Leah joined 2017, and is the new TSI Services Manager, taking on a lot of the work from former HTSI Deputy Chief Officer, Ian Donald.

01349 864 289

Iain McKenzie

Development Officer (New Projects)

Iain joined in May 2018 after  experience of working in both the voluntary sector (30 years) and statutory sectors (15 years). He has worked in the areas of homelessness, addictions, mental health, housing development and child care. Iain worked in the central belt, the Highlands and Honduras in Central America.

07454 828 590

Spike Setch

Development Officer (eLearning and Website)

Spike joined HTSI in  August 2018. Having previously worked as part of the Adult Health and Wellbeing team with Iain, he has a new role as the eLearning and Website Development Officer.

01349 864 289

Sue Fraser

Development Officer (Volunteer)

Sue joins us after many years in the Health Service. She is an avid crafter, with felt being her favourite medium. She loves nothing more than taking a nice cook book to bed with her at night.

01349 864 289

Jane Tattum

Development Officer (Volunteering)

Jane joined HTSI from In This Together in 2020, she worked in charity retail for 5 years before studying Community Education with UWS and focussing her professional interests on to volunteering. She volunteered as a care provider and TEFL teacher in the past, which sparked her interest in volunteering. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her nieces and nephews.

01349 864 289

Rachael Allan

Social Media & Logistics

Rachael joined HTSI in August 2020 after graduating from Inverness College UHI with a degree in Visual Communication & Design. While she was a student she completed an internship with Highland Rugby Club as their Social Media & Marketing Manager.

01349 864 289

Sandy Fowler

Development Officer  (Governance)

Sandy joined HTSI in August 2020 as a Governance Development Officer after graduating from the University of Glasgow with the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. Away from work he tries to spend as much time as possible in the outdoors, usually swimming, cycling and running.

01349 864 289

Margaret McShane

Community Justice Partnership Manager

Margaret joined the team in March 2016 in a post that we host on behalf of the multi-agency governing group overseeing the redesign of Community Justice. Margaret comes to this role with a multitude of experience and knowledge  rom her previous work with the Police.  Shortly after joining the staff team she won our 'HTSI Bake off' and she has since defender her crown!

07454 983516 / 01349 864 289 

Roy Anderson

LGOWIT Community Networker (Inverness & Nairn)

After joining the HTSI in 2013 Roy has become a real addict of chair balloon volley ball. When he's not honing his skills with the LTC (Long Term Condition) group in Nairn he is supporting the communities of Nairn and Inverness to better facilitate self management for people with a long term condition.

07454 946 957​

Mary O'Hara

LGOWIT Course and Communication Administrator

Mary joined LGOWIT in July 2018 as part-time Communications and Course Administrator. Previously Mary worked with YouthBorders in Galashiels and before that as a business analyst, mainly with local government organisations. Mary has become a boccia enthusiast since joining LGOWIT and also enjoys hill-walking, tree-planting, and long empty beaches.

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Joanne McCoy

LGOWIT Project Officer

Joanne joined the team in July 2013 as the Let's Get on With It Together project officer with a wealth of knowledge and personal experience to enrich the work of the project. Joanne has previously been employed across the private and third sectors as well as running her own business.  The focus of her project on self management for people with long term health conditions is something which she feels very passionate about. 

01349 807 061 

Anne Stewart

LGOWIT Community Networker (Ross-shire, Skye & Lochalsh)

Anne joined LGOWIT on 1st August this year as Community Networker. Previously Anne was an MS Specialist nurse with NHS Highland for 14 years before taking early retirement in 2016. Anne likes gardening and foreign travel.

07521 503 144

Sodi Kakouris

LGOWIT eLearning Development Officer

Sodi joins us to bring the LGOWIT training manual to the digital world! Originally a Londoner, he was charmed by the delights of the Highlands. He is studying to become a reflexologist. Sodi loves any excuse for a BBQ, at any time of the year!

01349 807061

Kate Hathway

LGOWIT Community Networker (Skye, Lochalsh & Wester Ross)

Kate joined LGOWIT in July 2019. Previously she worked for 14 years around community regeneration, planning and renewable energy but took a break for a few years to have a family, become a  complementary therapist  and run an adventure travel company in Sri Lanka.  Kate loves cycling and surfing but she’s terrible at both of them so might well take up Boccia!

07454 950 401

Kirsteen Campbell

LGOWIT Community Networker (Caithness & Sutherland)

Kirsteen joined the LGOWIT team back in May 2018, previously working for Befriending Caithness. She has a passion for intergenerational work  as a volunteer in her native  Caithness & Sutherland.  She has a love of darts, sitting on the  Caithness Youth darts committee as both her children are keen darts players.  She used to run a café, so is  a dab hand at baking and cooking, ready to knock up a batch of cakes at the  drop of a hat!

07454 905 383

Alan Grant

Custody Link Project Manager

Alan joined HTSI in 2018 as development officer with LGOWIT and now manages our Custody Link Worker Project. Alan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the fields of housing, youth development and fuel poverty. He does admit however that he is no longer young enough to know everything!

07454 934 966​

Gemma Cooper

Custody Link Worker 

Gemma joined HTSI from Connecting Young Carers where she helped raise awareness and support for young carers across the Highlands. She has also worked at Barnardo’s helping care-experienced young people into employment, and suppported others within a residential setting. Outside work time is spent with her son, dog and enjoying rugby, although she doesn't actually know anything about the game!

07936 315 176

Ainya Taylor 

Custody Link Worker 

Ainya joined HTSI in January 2019 as a Community Engagement Officer as part of the Aspiring Communities project. She is currently a Custody Link Worker based in Burnett Road Police Station. She has a small dog called Elton.

07510 209 996

Steven Wright

HandyPerson Scheme Co-ordinator

Steven has worked in HandyPersons for  five and a half years and has developed regular clients. He gets on well with clients and staff members and like seeing the joy in clients faces when they arrive. Steven comes from a building trade background and enjoys spending time with family and going fishing.

447495520613 / 01463 711393

Ian Legg

Cafe Co-ordinator

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Charlotte Mackenzie

Health Walk

co-ordinator

Charlotte has joined HTSI as Health Walk Co-ordinator. Previously Charlotte has worked in various creative communications roles for local government and charity organisations, and as a self-employed visual artist. When not working Charlotte enjoys the great outdoors with her family; also photography, painting and crafting. She is a great believer of connecting with nature for wellbeing.

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ABOUT US >

HTSI is an independent charity on a mission to support, encourage and inspire work with community groups, clubs, charities and other third sector organisations throughout Highland.

CONTACT US

info@highlandtsi.org.uk 
01349 864289
Thorfin House, Bridgend Business Park, Dingwall, IV15 9SL

The Highland Third Sector Interface is a Scottish Registered Charity SC043521 and a Scottish Registered Company SC425808