Through the leadership of the Chairman, the Board sets the Company’s strategic goals; ensuring obligations to shareholders are met.
Matters reserved for the Board include approval of strategy, budgets, business plans, development and significant funding and capital expenditure plans.
The Board meets regularly, usually monthly, to discuss and agree on the various matters brought before it.
The Board is supported by an Executive Team of experienced industry professionals.
CEO & Founder
A scratch golfer, Cal built and managed a very successful golf accessories business and has won several prestigious national amateur events.
He has written two books, the first of which shares the recovery tools which he used to great effect in the hope that it enables others to enjoy the same benefits.
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Previously he was chairman of the Glasgow School of Art, a director of Coats Viyella; Scottish Power and Standard Life amongst other companies, chairman of IoD Scotland; Scottish Networks International, Scotland The Brand and ScotlandIS, a director of the Scottish Legal Aid Board.
Sir Rod Aldridge
Director & Founder
He is a former Chair of V, the charity launched in May 2006 which aims to inspire and engage over one million new youth volunteers.
Sir Rod is also a patron and, former trustee of the Prince’s Trust and is currently Chairman of the Aldridge Foundation, an educational charity which sponsors academy schools in England and champions entrepreneurial education.
Prior to joining Aldridge Wealth, James was an Investment Analyst at Lonrho, investing growth capital into businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa and working with portfolio companies to develop their strategy and operations. James started his career at Deloitte within the Transaction Services team.
Professor David Best
He also has considerable expertise around deaths in police custody.
Based at Sheffield Hallam University, Professor Best has worked in academic research at Monash University in Australia, Strathclyde University in Glasgow, the Institute of Psychiatry in London, Birmingham University and the University of the West of Scotland.
He has also worked in policy research at the Police Complaints Authority, the National Treatment Agency and the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit.
He has worked on several major customer experience projects and applications in the healthcare, local government and private sectors.
Passionate about bridging the IT skills gap, Phil developed the Digital Xtra Fund computing and digital skills initiative on behalf of the Scottish Government.
He is a founder and Trustee of the Helensburgh Heroes charity and a fellow of the RSA.
He founded a drop in centre in Glasgow, and has developed a lived experience programme called 'Empowering by Example' which teaches people how to change and to learn to love themselves.