The Festival operates through a Board of Directors selected to provide expertise in key areas of the whisky industry, culture and heritage, and tourism and hospitality.

With an independent Chairman, the Directors work on a voluntary basis to drive the Festival forward along with the support of the Festival Team.

Executive Team

James Campbell

James Campbell

Chairman & Director
Consultant/non-executive Director and Keeper of the Quaich
Julie Fraser

Julie Fraser

Whisky Awards Co-ordinator & Company Secretary
Angela McOwan

Angela McOwan

Events Coordinator & Finance
Lauren Mustard

Lauren Mustard

Events Coordinator
Rhona MacDonald

Rhona MacDonald

Events Coordinator

Directors

Paul Rollo

Paul Rollo

Director, The Drouthy Cobbler
Laura Sharp

Laura Sharp

Brand Home Manager, Diageo
Linda Mellis

Linda Mellis

formerly with Diageo
Gill Reid

Gill Reid

Visitor Centre Manager, Speyside Cooperage
Michael Murray

Michael Murray

Proprietor, The Dowan's Hotel Aberlour
Donna Harper

Donna Harper

Director, S&D Harper
Stephen Rankin

Stephen Rankin

Director of Prestige, Gordon and Macphail
Caroline Mitchell

Caroline Mitchell

formerly with Chivas
Karen McGillivray

Karen McGillivray

Business Analyst, Chivas Brothers Ltd

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