Divisional Management Team

Graeme Brown - Director

Graeme Brown

Graeme took up the post of Director of Shelter Scotland in July 2008. Prior to this he was Director of Communications, Policy and Campaigns for Shelter UK. Before joining Shelter, Graeme was an independent consultant at the Home Office, the Rough Sleepers Unit at the Department of the Environment, the Social Exclusion Unit in the Cabinet Office and a number of NGOs (non-governmental organisations).

Alison Watson - Deputy Director

Alison Watson

Alison is responsible for the strategic and operational management and development of our services. She has worked in the social care field for over 22 years, mostly in the Third Sector, but has also worked in local authority and the NHS. Find out about Shelter's specialist services in Scotland.

Adam Lang - Head of Communications and Policy

Adam Lang

As Head of Communications and Policy, Adam is responsible for our policy, campaigns, public affairs, marketing, media and digital work. He joined us in June 2014 and brings a wealth of experience as a senior public affairs, policy and communications manager. Previously Adam worked as an Account Director for a leading communications consultancy, Weber Shandwick. He provided strategic insight and senior counsel in relation to the UK political and public policy environments. Before that Adam worked for YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work as their Senior Public Affairs and Communications officer and as an Account Manager for the consultancy, Stripe Communications. Adam also spent a number of years working directly in the Scottish Parliament.

George Drennan-Lang - Head of Business Development

George Drennan-Lang

George Drennan-Lang joined Shelter Scotland in November 2014, to head up the Business Development team. His key responsibilities are delivering a programme of sustainable business development, co-ordinating the development of services as well as managing our training team. George leads on the provision of management information which includes monitoring performance, risk and financial reporting. Previously George worked for Carr Gomm, where he latterly led on developing tenders and funding bids for social care services and community development projects, which means he brings an innovative approach to developing services and a strong emphasis on measuring the impact of our work.

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