Hello! We are…

Team SK

We are a group of people who are just like you. Our vision is for Kirriemuir to be a sustainable, net-zero community where people and nature flourish. If you want to join the fun, build a stronger future and reap the benefits, we’d love to hear from you!

Our Staff

Amandla Taylor

Our Project Manager, Amandla, has worked for many years in third sector environmental organisations. With a passion for growing local food, she also has plenty of experience in cycling, cooking and nature exploration. If you’d like to find out more about opportunities to get involved with Sustainable Kirriemuir, she’s the one to speak to! You can contact her here.

Fiona Cameron

Fiona, our Administrator, oversees the SK finances and communications. She has a background in fashion retail management so has seen first hand the waste that is associated with this industry and wants to support positive change for the futures of her two children. In her spare time, Fiona loves to be out in the garden growing flowers, fruit and veg and learning to use her sewing machine. You can contact her here.

Linzi Burnett

Linzi joined Team SK in December 2023 as a Community Gardener (Schools). She brings with her a vast amount of experience in all things food, including cooking and growing it! Linzi has a passion for the outdoors, and nothing gives her more pleasure than spending the day pottering in her own garden. Having been involved in previous SK projects, she is already familiar with our work and is happy to be on board. You can contact her here.

Christina Turtle

Christina joined Team SK in April 2024, taking up a brand new role as Active & Sustainable Travel Project Officer. Having worked in the cycle industry for the last few years and also in the third sector in conservation, Christina brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for the outdoors. “I love being outside riding my bike or out trail running, usually with a pair of binoculars, and am excited to deliver active travel projects in the area.” You can contact Christina here.

Zoe Farrell

Zoe joined Team SK in March 2024, taking up a brand new role as Food & Growing Project Officer. Zoe brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for all things nature, bringing people together to share skills and learning about growing fresh, local, seasonal food! She is looking forward to getting stuck in; encouraging the local community to get involved, have fun, connect through food and growing and deepening our connection to the natural world. If you’d like to know more about our work in this area, or volunteer at our Community Garden, you can contact Zoe here.

Our Board of Trustees

Kate Munro (Chair)

Kate, one of our founding members, is a filmmaker with a great love of nature. What difference can we make in the face of the challenges before us? Each of us is building the future, right now. Together, where we put our time, energy and money shapes the world we inhabit. Communities can make the good stuff happen and collaboration is key. If you’d like to get in touch with Kate, you can contact her here.

Millie Stevenson (Secretary)

Millie is one of our founding members. As well as being our Secretary, Millie also keeps busy with her day job at NHS Tayside. An advocate for active travel, she is never happier than when she’s cycling around the streets of Kirriemuir and beyond! Millie also leads on our Active Travel projects.

Clare Little (Treasurer)

Clare is a lifelong cyclist, recycler, composter and grower of her own fruit and vegetables who moved to Kirriemuir over twenty years ago. During the past few years she has enjoyed participating in Sustainable Kirriemuir events and being able to meet like minded, inspiring people. She joined our board in 2022 to offer her support to the organisation whose aim, to reduce the carbon footprint of the town, she is wholly committed to.

Steven Gardner

Steven lives in Kirriemuir and has worked as a fundraiser in the environmental sector for over 20 years. A passionate environmentalist with a particular interest in all things related to sustainable food. He can often be found foraging for mushrooms, seaweeds and plants, growing mushrooms and vegetables as well as enjoying a stravaig about the hills. He joined our board in 2023.

Antony Gifford

Antony manages Kinnordy Estate, a farming, forestry and property business outside Kirriemuir. Prior to moving to Kinnordy in 2016, he worked in Investment Management in London for over 20 years. While in London, he was also a trustee of a local endowed charity working to alleviate inequalities in the Borough of Islington.

Antony is looking forward to putting his knowledge to use with Sustainable Kirriemuir as the organisation grows, matures, and looks to develop a longer-term financial model. When not at Kinnordy, Antony is usually to be found sailing at a regatta somewhere in the UK often with his wife and/or two teenage sons. Antony joined the board of trustees in May 2023.