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Ashley Drennan

Ashley Drennan

Ashley is passionate about the ability of the voluntary sector to have a real impact and improve people’s lives.

She has spent more than 15 years working in the voluntary sector specialising in grant funding and brings a wealth of knowledge of fund management and development, project management, and assessment.

Ashley believes in continuous improvement to better help those served by the voluntary sector and applies her extensive experience in helping Self-directed Support organisations to develop the services they render and their process efficiency.

Ashley’s interest in helping people extends outside of work where she is also training to be a member of the Children’s Panel. She also enjoys travelling, yoga, reading and spending time with friends and family.

ashley@inspiringscotland.org.uk

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