board members & staff

Mr Robin Brunton

ACTING CHAIR 

Chartered Accountant, Financial Consultant, Director at Brodie Consultancy Services Ltd.

Dr Malcolm Knight

HON SECRETARY

Founder & Executive Director of SMPC;

PhD Philosophy from University of Glasgow 2005; Secretary PUK.

Ms Sarah Lee

HON TREASURER

SMPC Centre Manager 2000 to present; Glasgow School of Art Graduate in Embroidery & Weave BA (Hons); Founder & Director of Ecosse Menswear.

Mr Alex Proctor

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Professional Magician & Singer. Alex has always been involved in the entertainment business and has stage managed several Variety shows.

Mr Tam Dean Burn

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Actor, Theatremaker and Singer in the Burnsian band The Bum-Clocks.

Mrs Jacqui McColl

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Glasgow School of Art Graduate in Design & The Decorative Arts; Puppeteer & Mask Maker; Experienced Exhibitions Curator.

Mr John Gilmour

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Professional Photographer & Musician with MacUmba (the original Brazilian Samba & Scottish Bagpipe fusion band)

Prof Elizabeth Moignard

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Professor of Classical Art and Archeology; Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Glasgow 2005 - 2009.

FORMER chairs of the board

FORMER CHAIR 1985 - 1999

Author and Emeritus Professor in Drama, University of Glasgow.

Prof Claude Schumacher
Dr Edward Argent

FORMER CHAIR 2000-2008

Professional Actor and Director of Drama, Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama 1973 - 1996.

Mr William Campbell

FORMER CHAIR 2009 - 2012

Executive Director and Founder of Praxsys Orbital, Johnstone.

Mr John Raeside

FORMER CHAIR 2012 - 2014

Founder and Director of Raeside - Chisholm Solicitors, Glasgow.

Artists-in-Residence & VOLUNTEERS

Mr Grant Mason

FX ARTIST

Master mould-maker & sculptor; Founder & Director of Grant Mason FX.

Ms Dima Nowarah

CREATIVE

Edinburgh College of Art Graduate in Animation BA (Hons); Physical Theatre  & Fire Poi Performer.

VOLUNTEER

Graduate HND Puppet Theatre Arts; Administrator at a Primary School.

Ms Tina Kinsey
Ms Michelle Cassidy

VOLUNTEER

Graduate HND Puppet Theatre Arts.

General Nurse; Enjoys writing puppet plays and dark fairy tales.

Mr Paul Birchard

COMPANY DIRECTOR

Actor, Director, Songwriter, Teacher and friend of SMPC since 1984.

A native of Los Angeles, California, Paul has happily called Glasgow home for the past forty years.