• Angie De Vos (Foreman)

    CEO, Women’s Business Station /

    Spanning a career of 25 years, mainly in the third sector, Angie has a deep-rooted understanding of the day to day barriers that face women in business. Using her entrepreneurial flare, innovation and leadership skills, Angie has created award winning Social Enterprises, Community Empowerment models and impactful Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, all of which have benefited hundreds of women.

  • Michelle De Almeida

    Business Development Director /

    An experienced senior manager who has worked for a number of national brands, lastly in a multi-site operational regional role across Scotland. Prior to that Michelle achieved one of her life ambitions and ran a restaurant in Portugal for several years, with all the expected challenges of a business owner alongside different legislation, taxation and a foreign language to learn.

    Michelle is utilising her entrepreneurial flare, negotiation ability, leadership skills, training and business knowledge to support female entrepreneurs in her role.

  • Lauren McGurk

    Membership Manager /

    Having studied a Degree in Festival, Events & Hospitality Management, her International events experience with Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce and through her role as programme co-ordinator for Coca-Cola 5by20, Lauren demonstrates her ability to create strong professional relationships with business owners from across a variety of sectors.

    Lauren is passionate about getting the job done right, leaving no stone unturned. With a high level of attention to detail, integrity and positive approach she ensures everything she does is carried out to an exceptional standard. Delivering 100% commitment every time.

    The ability to actively listen, understand and support those around her is an essential part of her role with us and is what makes her the perfect point of contact for our membership.

  • Abigail Donaldson

    Marketing & Communications Manager /

    Abigail is our Marketing and Communications Manager, prior to joining WBS she was running global campaigns for iconic British brands such as Barbour and Hunter Boots. She packs a mighty PR and marketing punch having worked with luxury brands from whisky to hotels to education. She was shortlisted for Young Professional of the Year at the PR Moments awards in 2020 and has finally made her way back to her hometown of Dundee to make a positive difference to Women’s Business Station and its members.

  • Kate Mason

    Enterprise Facilitator /

    Kate joins Women’s Business Station with over 25 years of wide industry experience.  From starting her career in the City, Kate relocated to Scotland and successfully set up and grew several multi-award winning Adventure businesses.  Kate is passionate about encouraging women to excel in their careers and recognises the importance of being able to confidently happily juggle work and family life.

  • Shonagh Kelly

    Social Media Assistant /
    Shonagh joins Women’s Business Station as our Social Media Assistant. Shonagh’s role within the business involves promoting the business’ latest news, upcoming events, masterclasses and promoting what we and our members are getting up to. Shonagh graduated from Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design and continues her photographic career while working at WBS. Shonagh has a keen eye for detail and boasts creativity and enthusiasm which is a huge asset to our small team.
  • Marianthi MacDonald

    Research and Funding Assistant /

    Marianthi joins Women’s Business Station as a Research and Funding Assistant! Day to day Marianthi will help WBS further develop our offering to members through research and funding. She is an award-winning design graduate from Duncan of Jordanstone in Dundee. Having begun the process of setting up a jewellery business, she fully understands the importance of community in aiding career progression. She strongly believes that encouraging the growth of independent businesses is the way forward in terms of sustainability and creating a more equal world.

    With a background in administration, she knows how to keep things running smoothly, and through years of utilising the design process, she has experience in working to a brief while keeping her end goals in mind.

Board of Directors

  • Angie De Vos (Foreman)

    CEO, Women’s Business Station

    Spanning a career of 25 years, mainly in the third sector, Angie has a deep-rooted understanding of the day to day barriers that face women in business. Using her entrepreneurial flare, innovation and leadership skills, Angie has created award winning Social Enterprises, Community Empowerment models and impactful Corporate Social Responsibility programmes, all of which have benefited hundreds of women.

  • Carolyn Brown

    Project Manager, MTC Media

    Having completed a business degree, I started my career in marketing and have spent the last 10 years working in the digital industry. I have a very keen interest in technology and experience of delivering a wide range of complex web projects and online solutions for a variety of clients across the public, private and third sectors.

    I have previously served on several committees including as Vice Chair of Women Ahead, overseeing the rebrand of the organisation.

  • Sheena Gibson

    Director, James Hair & Co

    Sheena is a qualified accountant with over 30 years of experience working with owner managed businesses and charities.  She is the Treasurer of Women’s Business Station.

    In her role as Director with James Hair and Co, Chartered Accountants, she works mainly with the Practice’s clients from within the agricultural sector, but also with a portfolio of owner managed businesses.  She oversees all the Practice’s charity clients.  Sheena’s main aim is to demystify the accounting process for her clients, and to ensure that they understand what their accounts are telling them, without the confusing jargon.

  • Allister Stewart

    Senior Manager, IMD Consultancy

    Management career spanning 40 years, has held some of the toughest posts in the health sector including being brought in as General Manager of Grantham Hospital during the widely reported Beverley Allitt inquiry (1992-94) and, holding the post of Chief Executive of the Lothian University Hospitals Trust.

    Allister specializes in leadership, general management and teambuilding skills, particularly in complex organisations undergoing great change.

  • Sandy McCurdy

    Founder of The Sales Coach Scot

    Sandy has a wealth of experience working in senior sales and marketing roles in a wide variety of companies and business sectors.

    Later in his career Sandy branched out into enterprise support roles. He was an Enterprise Facilitator with Dundee’s Clocking onto Business, one of the first Ernesto Sirolli inspired community projects in Scotland. Following this he worked for both Business Gateway and Perth and Kinross Council’s economic development dept.

    Sandy is currently the owner of Sales Coach Scot – an organisation devoted to improving selling and customer service skills in Scotland. He also volunteers with Abertay’s Bell St Ventures and Dundee University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship among other interests.

    He is currently writing his second book and finds time to play guitar and sing with a band of ageing rockers. Sandy says his most important role now is as the Grampy of two 13-year-old grandsons.