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Board of Directors

Chair

A. Sinclair Dunlop

A. Sinclair Dunlop

As a leading venture capital investor, Sinclair’s rigorous and measured approach to performance management and evaluation, makes him a perfect fit for Inspiring Scotland.

Having spent more than 20 years in the investment industry, identifying high-potential businesses and nurturing them with the right investment and development, his experience and expertise are invaluable assets for our own progress.

Sinclair is a managing partner at Epidarex Capital and previously co-founded and managed MASA Life Science Ventures. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc., Clyde Biosciences Ltd., EM Imaging Ltd., Mironid Ltd., and Sirakoss Ltd.

Sinclair holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, an M.A. (Hons.) in Political Economy from the University of Glasgow and a M.A. in International Relations from Syracuse University.

Sinclair was appointed Chair of the Board in January 2018, taking over from Professor Niall Lothian OBE.

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Key Themes from Peer Support for Dads

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More outdoor play for Scotland’s children and their families
13.06.2022

More outdoor play for Scotland’s children and their families

Scottish play charities will share a £550,000 funding boost to help get children and families out to play in their local communities. Creative outdoor play sessions, active play, and nature spaces for local communities are just some of the brilliant initiatives being supported by the Scottish Government Outdoor Community Play Fund aimed at improving the

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