YOUNG Enterprise (YE) Scotland, Scotland’s main enterprise training supplier working in colleges and schools, has appointed two younger entrepreneurs firstly of their careers to its Board of Trustees.
Lyle Hamilton (19) and Lara McGowan (20), who’re additionally alumni of the charity’s enterprise-led programmes, take up their new roles in December.
It’s the first time that YE Scotland has purposefully sought and recruited Trustees who immediately symbolize the younger folks it serves. Each Lyle and Lara will now work with fellow board members, YE Scotland CEO and the administration crew to ship the organisation’s technique #EnterpriseForAll.
Lara is the co-founder of Advancing Eve, a membership neighborhood for females in search of assist from different ladies to realize their aspirations. In 2019, Lara was a Younger Enterprise award-winner for the Scottish Borders and in 2018 was an intern with Entrepreneurial Scotland.
Lyle, from Dumfries, arrange Idiom Advertising and marketing as a part of the YE Scotland Firm Programme in 2018, earlier than spearheading its success throughout the training and tourism sectors. He’s at the moment the UK business specialist for a Nasdaq-listed know-how providers firm, and he holds a number of board and advisory positions, together with business director for the Dumfries Tattoo.
Invoice McDonald, Chairman of YE Scotland, stated:
“The position of enterprise training in colleges and schools has by no means been extra essential. Recruiting Lara and Lyle to the board will convey contemporary perception into how entry to enterprise studying and the growth of our programmes can supply a higher vary of profession choices for younger folks.
“Lara and Lyle are each extremely motivated, resourceful and hardworking people with a robust social conscience and so they each have quick expertise of establishing companies as college leavers. Having taken half within the YE Scotland Firm Programme, additionally they convey that important ‘on the bottom’ understanding of each the supply and impression of enterprise abilities instructing. Having their perspective on the Board is essential to us if we’re to proceed to steer within the supply of those providers.”