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Julian Blake (Founder & Director)

Julian is the founder of Helping Go and as Director, he has overall responsibility for the Community Interest Company and its activities. A former consultant with PwC, Julian is a digital and technology management consultant. Julian is a volunteer with the North Berwick Volunteer Car Scheme in East Lothian.

Lynne-Marie Thom (Manager)

Lynne-Marie manages the day to day operational and administrative aspects of Helping Go.  She is passionate about community development and delivering positive social impacts across Scotland. 

Lynne-Marie was previously a financial adviser and most recently a local economic development consultant.  She has experience in both the public and private sectors and brings a wealth of experience to our social enterprise. 

Claire Blake (Legal & Commercial Director)

Claire has a particular focus on the legal, corporate and commercial aspects of Helping Go. Claire established the Community Interest Company – Helping Go C.I.C and ensures that it is managed in line with requirements. 

Kevin Kenny (Technology Manager)

Kevin manages the core technology solution and development at Helping Go. Kevin has 20 years of software development experience. 

Pamela Barnes (Third sector Consultant)

Pamela brings her extensive experience in the third sector to bear on the project on an ad hoc basis. She is a hugely experienced policy analyst and researcher and has worked for and volunteered with charities and third sector organisations such as Includem, Transition Linlithgow, and Linlithgow Community Development Trust.

Helping Go

Helping Go is a Social Enterprise supporting Volunteer Car Schemes.