The relocation follows the charity introduced its ten-year vision for animal well-being
A C-suite innovation specialist and a highly-experienced financial investment expert have actually signed up with the board of the Scottish SPCA.
Ed Alford and Caroline Trotter sign up with the board simply months after Scotland’s animal well-being charity introduced its ten-year vision for animal well-being, For All Animals.
Ed is an extremely impactful Global CIO with comprehensive Digital Transformation experience acquired across a variety of market sectors consisting of retail, oil and gas, and consulting.
He invested the last 2 years at the high street style seller New Look changing their innovation landscape and prior to that became part of BP’s leading 100 management group acting in CIO and Senior VP positions in between 2012 and 2020.
Last year, he was identified by Computer Weekly as the fourth most prominent UK tech leader in the economic sector.
Ed said: “I’m really excited to get started and be a part of such a long-standing and well through of charity. I’m joining at such a pivotal time the charity’s history, and one where I’m committed to bringing my expertise to the table and offering guidance as we refine our IT and digital strategy to ensure we’re future-fit, and there for all animals, always.”
Caroline has actually operated in the financial investment market for over 35 years. In her newest function at Aberdeen Standard Investments (now called abrdn), Caroline was accountable for driving quality in the management of essential tactical customer relationships and collaborations.
She is inspired in creating and providing client-centric techniques while supporting the sustainable and successful development of an organisation.
Caroline Trotter said: “It is a privilege to be joining the Scottish SPCA Board. I’ve watched with great interest and admiration the approach the charity has taken to supporting people and animals as the cost-of-living crisis has emerged. To now be able to play a part in the incredible role the Society performs in animal rescue and rehabilitation is an honour.”
Welcoming Ed and Caroline to the Board, Scottish SPCA chair Fiona MacLeod, said: “Both Ed and Caroline bring a remarkable quantity of experience and understanding to the Board. Ed’s countless knowledge in innovation will be essential as we look for to utilize it to do what we do best – rescue animals – as successfully as possible.
“Caroline’s extraordinary profession in financial investments will be vital as we fight problems such as the cost-of-living crisis and increasing veterinarian expenses. These are adding to tough fundraising conditions and putting pressure on our essential frontline services assisting individuals and animals.
“Alongside our other Trustees, they will provide oversight, support and challenge as the Scottish SPCA delivers its 10-year strategy.”