Ruth McLaren

Ruth worked for Arran Eco Savvy delivering projects on sustainable lifestyles and carbon literacy. It is through this work, along with her interactions with COAST that she has recognised the importance of marine conservation in the fight against climate change.

Simon Ross-Gill

Simon is an Arran based Graphic Designer who has worked and volunteered with COAST since 2017. After many years living in Peru, he returned home to Arran where he believes there is huge potential to become more sustainable and self-sufficient. He is a director of the Arran Pioneer Project and created the Arran Green Map.
Sue Ash

Sue Ash

Sue is a passionate scuba diver and sea swimmer. She wants to inspire as many people as possible to take care of our seas. Her background as a charity manager, …

Ann Hume

Ann Hume

Ann makes and sells her own jewellery from her home in Brodick. She is a former primary school teacher and Visit Scotland employee. She wrote and compiled COAST’s Marine Education Resource Pack with Jo Totty.
Donald McNicol

Donald McNicol

Donald lived on Arran until he left a long time ago to become a mechanical engineer, initially for submarines, then with offshore platforms and laterally with hydro and wind generation. He has been our volunteer project manager for the renovation works of the Old Pavilion.