The Staff Team

Looking to get in touch with one of our members of staff?

Call VANL directly (01236 748 011) or email and we will forward your enquiry to the relevant colleague or department.

Senior Management

Maddy Halliday - Chief Executive Officer 

Kirsty Struthers - Senior Manager, Community and Voluntary Sector Development and Volunteering Programmes

Thomas Moan - Community Solutions Senior Manager

Nick Brown - Community Solutions Senior Manager 

Douglas Milne - Senior Community Development Officer 

Michelle Thomson - Senior Community Development Officer 

VANL Development and Project Staff 

Name Designation Role
Judith Bremner Community Development Officer

Locality Support: Airdrie

NL-wide Support specialisms: Governance

Sharon Bissett Community Development Officer

Locality Support: Bellshill

NL-wide Support:

  • Learning and Development
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
Tony Collins  Resettlement & Equalities Support Officer  
Munro Fraser Climate and Green Health Officer  
Iain Johnstone Community Development Officer 

Locality Support: Cumbernauld, 

NL-wide Support:

- Volunteering 

- North Lanarkshire CommUnity Agreement 

Grant McLean Senior Income Generation Officer

NL-wide Support specialisms: Income Generation

Douglas Milne Senior Community Development Officer

Locality: Coatbridge

NL-wide Support: Information Technology / Digital Inclusion

Joyce Morgan Senior Development Officer NL-wide Support: Children, Young People & Families
May Stronach

Development Team Assistant

Michelle Thomson Senior Community Development Officer

 Locality Support: Motherwell

 NL-wide Support:

  • Employability
  • Befriending
Rebecca Thomson Evaluation Officer - Community Solutions  
Kamil Tomzik Community Development Officer

 Locality Support: Northern Corridor

 NL-wide Support: Volunteering

Gordon Watson Mental Health and Wellbeing Project Officer  


Business Support

Ryan Young - Senior HR & Operations Officer

Craig Anderson - Communications Officer

Dylan Greig - Information & Admin Assistant 


Mohamed Ashour - Finance Manager 

Lisa Scott -  Finance Officer