Third Sector: A Strategic Approach for Scotland

Third Sector: A Strategic Approach for Scotland
Scottish Government
13 February 2014 

The Third Sector: A Strategic Conversation
Meeting to be held on Thursday 13 February 2014


1 Ian Welsh  Alliance Scotland
2 Amy Dalrymple Alzheimers Scotland
3 Colin Campbell Assist Social Capital
4 Martin Crewe Barnardos
5 Ian Gordon  Bethany
6 Douglas White Carnegie
7 Duncan Osler Chair, Social Enterprise Scotland
8 Margret Lynch Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS)
9 Annie Gunner Logan Coalition of Care and support Providers in Scotland (CCPS)
10 Gerry Higgins Community Enterprise in Strathclyde (CEiS)
11 Lynn Jolly  Cornerstone
12 Ian Cooke  Development Trust Association Scotland (DTAS)
13 Steven Marwick Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS)
14 Karen McGregor First Port
15 Giles Ruck  Foundation Scotland
16 Celia Tennent Inspiring Scotland
17 Angus Hardie Scottish Community Alliance (SCA)
18 Fiona Garven Scottish Community Development Centre
19 Martin Sime Scottish Council for Voluntary (SCVO)
20 Aidan Pia  Senscot
21 Sandy Watson Scottish Enterprise
22 Pauline Graham Social Firms
23 Andrew Millson,  Social Investment Scotland (SIS)
24 Ian McLaughlin The Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations
25 Jackie Killeen The BIG Lottery Fund
26 Allan Watt  The Princes Trust Scotland
27 Lesley MacDonald The Robertson Trust
28 Martin Cawley Turning Point
29 Keith Wimbles Voluntary Action Fund
30 Calum Irving Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS)
31 Claire Stevens  Voluntary Health Scotland



To provide an opportunity for participants to share their understanding of the current context, and to review and consider the strategic direction and context 
To enable participants to explore the contributory factors and conditions for a buoyant and strong sector, including the relationship between state and sector, in the context of where we are and where we want to be 
To identify the strategic conversations we need to be having in 2014 to ready ourselves for a collaborative future

(9.30 am to 10 am  Registration and refreshments)

1. Welcome, Yvonne Strachan, Head of Equality, Human Rights & Third Sector

2. Plenary:  Perspectives on the current and future environment and conditions for the third sector

3. Table discussion 1: Where do we want to be by 2025?

4. Table discussion 2: What needs to change?

5. Table discussion 3: What are the strategic conversations we need to be having over the next year?

6. Open forum: Gathering insights, conclusions and deciding next steps

(1 pm  Networking lunch)