The word Dandelion curves along the top of the image, in green text. A plant shoots out of the soil below.

Bid Team

Cosmo Blake: Sustrans
Fiona Burnett: Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)
Neil Butler: Wrap The World
Fiona Dalgetty: Fèis Rois
Angus Farquhar: Aproxima Arts
James Johnson: getMade Design
Pàdruig Morrison: Musician and Crofter
Tanveer Parnez: BEMIS Scotland
Donald Shaw: Celtic Connections
Nicola Strachan: James Hutton Institute
Caroline Thompson: Inclusion & Evaluation Specialist

Dandelion Team

Festivals & Events Director: Neil Butler
Futures Director: Fiona Dalgetty
Creative Director: Angus Farquhar
Music Director: Donald Shaw
Executive Director: Jen Howard-Coombes

Head of IDEA, Monitoring and Evaluation: Caroline Thompson
Programme Designer: James Johnson

Executive Producer: Jenny Niven
Creative Producer: Amy Sibley-Allen
Creative Producer: Hilary Goodfellow
Creative Producer: Iain Withers
Programme Manager: Angela Gray
Project Manager (Unexpected Gardens): Jen White
Emerging Producers Network Coordinator: Lindsay Dunbar
Growing Partnerships Manager: Rebecca Gibbs
Project Coordinator: Laura Wood

Head of Marketing & Communications: Janice White
Marketing & Communications Manager: Julie Cathcart
Marketing & Communications Coordinator: Christine Irvine

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Office & Finance Administrator: Cailín Flanagan

Creative Ethnologists: Steve Byrne; Mairi McFadyen; Gary West
The Town is the Menu: Simon Preston

SRUC Science & Growing Team

Fiona Burnett, Professor of Applied Plant Pathology
Hannah Rudman, Senior Challenge Research Fellow & Data Policy Lead
Ruth Vichos, Lecturer, Agriculture, Horticulture And Engineering Sciences

Inclusion, Diversity, Equality and Accessibility Assembly

Pedro Cameron
Linda Campbell
Chris Hunt
Lewis Hou
Ali Jarvis
Jim Muotun
Andrew Neilson
Shaheeda Sinckler
Lisa Williams


Martin Booth (Chair)
Sammy Alakil
Fiona Burnett
Neil Butler
Jen Marshall
Stephen Stenning
Nicola Strachan