Maria Pollard - Director

Maria Pollard
National Park Area: Lomond

We are very excited to welcome one of our newest Directors Maria to our Board.

Maria’s extensive background ranges from leadership, management, development of training and education packages, international business development and digital business development. Her career has focused on entrepreneurship and international development following blue chip companies mainly in the electronics industry to senior management before taking up a post as an MBA Director in Higher Education and then latterly retirement.

Some examples of projects Maria has undertaken include business development in rural areas in UK and abroad consulting with British Executive Overseas (BESO); researching and developing university accredited courses in entrepreneurship including social enterprise, and the creation of bespoke Strategic Leadership courses for local councils.

As well as being judged on a Schools program of ‘Dragon Den’s’ type business start-up competitions she created and delivered business courses in partnership with Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.

Adding coaching, counselling, networking and guest speaking to Maria’s extensive list of skills Maria brings something new and dynamic to our team.