Meet the Remakery Team
Jeremy is the current Chair of the Edinburgh Remakery board of directors. Jeremy is an experienced business leader with extensive knowledge across most disciplines of business having been Managing Director of a very successful workers co-operative for 10 years, and more recently working in the fast paced environment of a growing tech start up.
Jeremy has also been an advisory Board member in both public and private sector and brings a wealth of skills and experience to the Edinburgh Remakery Board. .
Evelyn has been involved with the Edinburgh Remakery since the beginning of 2011 when it was known as Remade in Edinburgh. Evelyn managed the Waste Prevention Team at Changeworks and is now their Environmental and Quality Services Manager.
Evelyn has seen the organisation develop and grow over the years and loves being a Board member of an organisation who are not only reducing the impact that societies have on climate change, but also teaching people skills and helping those in the local community at the same time.
Jason has worked within the Banking Industry for over 20 years, and with HSBC Corporate for the last 6 years within their Global Liquidity and Cash Management team.
Jason has an interest in Environmental and sustainability issues and is keen to learn how he as an individual can do more.
Jason is very excited to have joined the board of Edinburgh Remakery and looking forward to the challenges and rewards that will bring.
Lorna Slater has lived in Leith for 15 years and was very excited when the Remakery opened, because an enterprise devoted to repair, upcycling and the circular economy opening on a major high-street is a powerful step toward bringing these ideas into the mainstream.
Lorna is an electro-mechanical engineer and works for Orbital Marine Power, where she is a project manager working on building the worlds largest floating tidal turbine. This role has involved coordinating the work of 11 companies in 6 European countries. Before moving to marine renewables in 2013, Lorna worked for a decade in the semi-conductor industry in Scotland. Lorna is originally from Canada where she obtained an MEng in Electro-Mechanical Engineering Design from UBC in Vancouver.
Cat has is a learning and events officer with Children in Scotland who has spent 18 years working in the education sector focusing on professional learning, outreach education and environmental education. She has a keen interest in equality and sustainability.
Previously, she has worked on community education programmes that supported asylum seekers, refugees, the Traveller community and disadvantaged young people.
As someone who enjoys the great outdoors, Cat combined her degree in natural resource management and postgraduate diploma in education to manage a forest education service where the rainforest was her classroom. Having worked in Australia, Poland, Ireland and the UK, Cat brings a range of international experience to the team.