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Board of Directors

Director

Paula Skinner

Paula Skinner

Paula is a partner within the corporate team at one of Scotland’s leading commercial law firms Harper Macleod LLP, and has 17 years’ experience in advising entrepreneurs.

She is a Leader in the Field of corporate law in Scotland, and with her experience in venture capital, she brings a remarkable amount of experience and expertise to our venture philanthropy model.

Paula was also a tutor on the Diploma in Legal Practice course at Strathclyde university, and said she enjoyed working with students and teaching them in a practical way, and has also taken part in charitable events, including a triathlon for Breast Cancer Care. Her passion for helping people is clearly embedded in the work that she does, and she will be a valuable member of our Board.

With her vast knowledge of the investment landscape in Scotland, she contributes a wealth of creativity and drive to Inspiring Scotland.

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

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