Stephen is an experienced non-executive director and during his career has gained considerable insight into Retail Banking and the not for profit sectors alongside his legal experience.
Formerly a lawyer from the City of London, Stephen has led legal teams within both the RBS Group and Virgin Money where he was General Counsel. Having retired from banking in 2019, he is now a Fellow of the Chartered Banker Institute and sits on its board.
A long-time advocate for financial inclusion, Stephen sits on the Advisory Board of Salary Finance, the payroll loan and financial wellbeing provider. He has also recently been appointed Chair of Financial Inclusion Scotland, a collective hosted by Social Investment Scotland set up to tackle financial exclusion. Additionally Stephen is Chair of well-respected charity Leuchie House, which is Scotland’s National Respite Centre for people with neurological conditions.
Adrian has a career in banking spanning over 20 years in senior roles at a number of financial services companies (Morgan Stanley, HBOS, Tesco Bank, BlackRock, Virgin Money). He has extensive experience in building, developing and managing banking teams, problem solving and aligning to regulatory requirements. He has a passion for all related items to the Environment, Social and Governance matters and alongside his role at Castle Community Bank actively promotes and contributes to developing a sustainable economy. Adrian is a chartered accountant and Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers
Douglas came to live in Edinburgh from the Highlands when studying law at the University of Edinburgh. He has advised individuals, companies, families and businesses throughout his career on common sense solutions, as well as negotiating the legal landscape. As well as being a busy husband and father, Douglas also serves as a Charity trustee. In the unlikely event of having any free time, Douglas likes to get some sleep.
Mary Jane Brouwers
Mary Jane has held a number of non-executive director roles over the last 20 years. She is currently a non-executive director of GU Holdings Limited and a trustee of Museums Galleries Scotland, where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee. Mary Jane has been working in early-stage equity investments since joining Bank of Scotland in 1997 and has subsequently worked with a range of different investors including SIS Ventures (Scotland’s leading impact investor) , Archangel Investors Limited (a prominent business angel group, and the Scottish Investment Bank. Mary Jane is a member of Changing the Chemistry and an active contributor to the work of Women’s Enterprise Scotland. She is also a Member of the Institute of Directors and an ACMA, CGMA qualified accountant.