Board Members


Fife Cultural Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee with the Council as its Sole Member and with charitable status.

The Trust is run by a Board of 11 Directors, 4 of whom are appointed by the Council. The organisation is headed up by a Chief Executive, Heather Stuart.

The Trust currently has vacancies for independent directors which will be progressed in the near future. 

You can request copies of board meeting minutes by emailing here

Our current directors are:

Dr David Caldwell (Chair)

Retired Archaeologist, Historian and Museum Curator.

Brian Lawrie (Vice Chair)

Retired Accountant. 


Dr Frank Quinault

Retired Director of Learning & Teaching Quality. University of St Andrews.


Fiona Davidson

Self Employed HR Consultant.

Nic Beech

Professor of Management & Vice Principal of The University of Dundee.

Sarah Scarlett 

Retired Solicitor.

Derek Bottom

Leadership Consultant. 

Councillor Lesley Backhouse (Elected Member)

Scottish National Party (SNP); Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Councillor Ian Cameron (Elected Member)

Labour: Kirkcaldy East

Councillor Jane Ann Liston (Elected Member)

Liberal Democrats; St Andrews

Councillor Graham Ritchie (Elected Member)

Conservative; Leven, Kennoway and Leven

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