The Art of Hosting in Scotland is being “called” by a team who live and work in Scotland. The calling team consists of five individuals with very varied public, private and third sector backgrounds, all of whom have experienced the importance of the community and practice of the Art of Hosting to Scotland:-
Colin Campbell www.social-capital.net
Colin Campbell is Exectuive Director and founder of Assist Social Capital CIC (ASC) a social enterprise, set up in 2002. ASC acts as a bridge between the academic evidence on the value of social capital as a critical resource for individual and community resilience & wellbeing and is application in practice. Colin is co-founder of the Social Capital World Forum (www.sc-wf.org), an annual international gathering of individuals and agencies working to promote applied social capital at a regional or national level.
Colin has also been involved in social enterprise development since 2003 working with both Community Enterprise and Senscot to promote it in Scotland. Through ASC he works with a wide range of partners and clients mainly from the public and third sectors on social capital, social enterprise and public participation in Scotland and internationally in Austria, Canada, Spain, Sweden and Sri Lanka.
In October 2012, Colin trained in the Art of Hosting with Toke Moeller in Kalundborg, Denmark.
Pamela Galbraith www.opportunitykintyre.org.uk
Mike McCarron www.apexscotland.org.uk/about/team/34
Bronagh Gallagher www.wcavsn.co.uk
David Fraser www.drdavidfraser.com
Dr David Fraser is a specialist in relationship skills in professional and personal life and author of the award-winning book Relationship Mastery: A Business Professional’s Guide. He is Executive Director of Change for Leaders, a trusted advisor on organisational learning, collaboration and change, and regularly speaks to audiences in the UK, the USA and elsewhere about relationship mastery and leadership
David works with organisations and with individuals, focusing on the potential to leverage results everywhere in their lives, often with profound effects. A professional engineer with a projects and programme management background, David is also a qualified commercial mediator and an NLP Trainer. He is involved in a number of not-for-profit initiatives and is Chair of the Unreasonable Learners, a network focused on changes in management practice in Scotland to suit the needs of the 21st Century. David and his wife and three children live in Glasgow, Scotland.
The Calling Team would like to acknowledge the support and assistance of CLD Standards Council Scotland, Rory Macleod, Kirsty Horne, Jim Mather, Linda Mitchell, Sarah Whiteley and Valerie Menelec.