Norman Forrest – Norman was a chemistry teacher at a local high school. After he retired from teaching he worked part time, for several years, at the Skatepark where he was responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the Youth and Community work as well as being a director of the Skatepark.. He is an active church member and has visited Uganda on a number of occasions. He is glad to be part of an organisation which supports others so that they in turn can become self sufficient and make a difference in their communities. Capstone Projects is such an organisation.
Alec Macaulay – Alec has over 35 years accounting experience in industry and commerce. He has been regularly to Uganda since 1994. Alec has engaged in voluntary work in life skills, mainly with adults, for over 30 years. He has a real desire to encourage and help people to be all that they can be.
Duncan Chisholm – Duncan has worked for many years in helping and supporting people with Disabilities into and in employment. He currently works as an Adviser for a large Disability Organisation. He is a member of St Peter’s Free Church of Scotland, Dundee and has visited Uganda on several occasions and is very supportive of Capstone’s work in Uganda.
Andrew Greer – Andrew works as a doctor in Sheffield Children’s Hospital in South Yorkshire. He has visited Uganda several times and is involved with Living Water Medical Centre in Lugazi, where he undertakes a role with the staff there to share their vision of developing the clinic further. Andrew has helped develop a HIV facility within the clinic which provides free testing and treatment to patients in Lugazi. He has worked closely with the staff at Living Water including a 5 month residential visit.
Susan Smith – Susan has worked in roles supporting the third sector, social enterprise and membership groups for 25 years. She is now working as a consultant supporting small businesses and social enterprises in the Tayside area with business advice and funding. As one of the newest Directors of Capstone Projects she is looking forward to using her knowledge and skills to best support our work in Lugazi.
Alison Williams – After graduating in theology from Durham University Alison worked for PR agencies Weber Shandwick Worldwide and Ketchum. Clients included Toyota, Panasonic, Corporation of London and ASDA. Alison has been involved in the voluntary sector for 25 years. She sits on a number of boards including Traidcraft, Magic Breakfast and Brixton & West Norwood Foodbank and provides public affairs advice to Citizens UK and International Justice Mission. After advising the Trussell Trust in a voluntary capacity, she joined the board in 2013 and worked closely with the media and external affairs team to raise awareness of poverty and hunger in the UK, leaving the board in 2019. She volunteers in four London Foodbanks and is part of the team running Peckham Pantry, a PECAN initiative in South London. Alison has good contacts across the political spectrum and is keen to use these to raise awareness of the work being done by Capstone in Lugazi and the surrounding area.
Joyce Matthew – Joyce has worked in the public sector in Scotland for over 40 years. Initially working to help provide training and employment opportunities for young people and long term unemployed adults, she moved into a business development role some 30 years ago. Joyce is particularly keen to work with small early stage businesses and entrepreneurial individuals. She joined Capstone as a Director some months after her first visit to Uganda in February 2011 and is now a regular visitor to our projects in Lugazi. She has been heavily involved in the Woman’s Small Business Project and the Coffee Growing Project.