SOA Staff Contacts : Who is who

We realise there have been quite a few new staff announcements so we wanted to ensure all our clubs and members knew who to contact, so here are all our staff details in one place!

Fiona Keir – Chief Operating Officer and Child Welfare & Protection Officer for SOA, based at Glenmore Lodge

Fiona is responsible for running the SOA business and ensuring we are compliant with Companies House and Charity legal requirements. Fiona is also the person to contact if you wish to discuss any matters of child protection or are in need of a PVG.

Colin Matheson – Events Manager

A face and name familiar to most within orienteering in Scotland. Colin is primarily responsible for high profile events above Scottish Championships level and also access rights. Should you need any assistance with access for any of your events, Colin can be contacted at

Sarah Dunn – Development Manager and RDO North

Sarah supports clubs in our northern region with development-based projects and club accreditation. She provides additional support to RDO staff and Coaching & Volunteering roles.

Fran Britain – Administrative Assistant

Fran is our membership and office administrator. If clubs have queries about membership, then Fran can usually found at Glenmore Lodge on Thursdays and Fridays.

Judy Bell – Regional Development Officer (East)

Judy joined us in December and works to support clubs in the East of Scotland with Development projects, improving club governance, securing funding in partnership with clubs and club accreditation.

Denise Martin – Coaching & Volunteering Officer

Denise coordinates all coach education workshops, liaises with tutors and cotinues to evolve our coach education and volunteer engagement.