Hit Scotland


The Trustees support the strategic direction of the charity and provide a huge amount of time and commitment to ensure all activities carried out are in line with industry objectives.


Dominic McVey, Crowne Plaza Hotel

Myfanwy Taylor, Scomac

Stephen Murphy, Brakes

Ian Boardley, Encore

David Cochrane, HIT Scotland

Wendy Johnston, Grand Central Hotel

Will MacPherson, Hilton Garden Inn



Richard Ellison, Hilton Doubletree

Brett Davidge, Apex Hotel, Dundee

Brett Ingle, Malmaison, Dundee

Phyllis Wilkie, Old Course Hotel

Kichelle Williams-Robinson, Dundee College

Louisa Kingham, Dundee College



Edinburgh Lunch

Tristan Nesbit, The Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa

Martin Irons, Freelance

Sean Spillane, Blueprint

Jane Thomson,Fringe by the Sea Ltd

Alex Buchanan, Catering in Scotland Magazine

Mark Miller, Heritage Portfolio

Susan Mathieson, Event Consultants

Brian Hay-Smith, Mazars

Katie Corrigan, Brodies WS

Stephen MacGregor, RBS

Shona Clelland, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Jill Chalmers, Suite Company

Marcello Ventisei, The Roxburghe



European Challenge

Mariam Amhaz, Crerar Hotels

Tarquin de Burgh, De Burgh Fine Wine

Fergus Chambers, Braehead Foods

Alan Halliday, Scotbeef


Emerging Talent

Claire Cuthbertson, Grand Central Hotel

Barry Van Den Berg, Grand Central Hotel

Sophia Schwer, Abbey Tours Scotland

Paul Bray, Westerwood Hotel & Spa

Kate Dobson, Event Consultants Scotland

Robyn-Niikki Smith, Event Consultants Scotland

Elaine Wilson-Drew, Cameron House on Loch Lomond

Jennifer Ganson, Blythswood Square

Stephen Garland, Gleneagles

Richard Tomlinson, Xpress Recruitment







Peter Sangster, Mercure Ardoe House Hotel

Gerrard Rattray, Hospitality Training

Patricia Swan, North East Scotland College

Stewart Spence, The Marcliffe Hotel

Hermant Markanday, Hilton Doubletree

Morag Stark, Freelance

Golf Day

Peter Dornom, Edinburgh Marriott



Craig Ewan, Kingsmill Hotel

Arran MacMaster, Loch Ness Country House Hotel

Fraser Peterkin, Ramada Jarvis Inverness

Emanuel Moine, Glen Mhor

Caroline Gregory, The Lovat Hotel Loch Ness

Robert Ince, Perfect Manors

Claire Bruce, The Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle

Diane Munro, The Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle

Jerome Chevet, Drummuir Castle

Ross Aitchison, The Torridon

Marie Johnstone, Eagle Consulting


HIT the Back of the Net

Billy McNeill, Cintas

David Trotter, Sodexo

Alan Halliday, Scotbeef

Russell Davidson, DAM

HIT the Bard

Craig Stevenson, Braehead Foods

Greg McGarry, Costley & Costley

John McLintock, Brakes

Ken Campbell, North Ayrshire Council

Caroline Ramsay, Trump Turnberry


Industry Dinner

Laurie Nicol, The Grand Central Hotel

Graeme Gibson, The Grand Central Hotel

Craig Gardner, Hilton Hotels

Stuart Smith, Glenmorangie

Susan Young, DRAM Magazine

Andy Clark, Cordia

Brett Ingle, Malmaison Dundee

Paul Rety, Alea Casino

Graham Urquhart, Crerar Hotels

Chris Feeney, Macdonald Hotels

Alastair Roy, Gleneagles Hotel


London Lunch

David Cochrane, HIT Scotland

Kirsty MacLeod, HIT Scotland


Marianne Clave, Hotel du Vin

David Cochrane, HIT Scotland

Russell Davidson, Davidson Asset Management

Neill Forrest, Aston Recruitment

Craig Haddow, Macdonald Inchyra Hotel

Richard Mayne, Radisson BLU Edinburgh

Craig Munro, Novotel Glasgow Centre

Hans Rissman, Rissco Hospitality Consultancy

Jamie Stevens, Village Hotel Glasgow

David Tracey, BrewDog Bars

David Trotter, Sodexo

Andy Rodger, Cameron House

Daniel Van Wyk, Hilton Glasgow




Rhubarb Club

Robin Worsnop, Rabbie's Small Group Tours



Truffle Club

Frances McMeeking, Cordia