ANGUSalive Board

ANGUSalive is a private company limited by guarantee without share capital use of 'limited' exemption.

It was incorporated on 27 February 2015 with Company Number SC499155. The company is governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association through its board of nine directors, comprised of five independent directors and four council appointed directors. Angus Council is the sole member of the company. The company has charitable status under Section 505 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 and the Scottish Charity Number is SC046133.

The company was granted charitable status on 13 November 2015 and commenced trading on 1 December 2015. Any surplus income generated by the company is reinvested to improve the facilities and services provided to the communities in Angus.

ANGUSalive has a trading subsidiary Angus CLT (Trading) Limited which is a Private Limited Company incorporated on 17 March 2015 with Company Number SC500697.

Board Meetings


Kenneth Fraser: Kenneth worked with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and operated extensively at the national level. He has in depth knowledge and understanding of Angus from his time in Tayside. Kenneth has a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of corporate governance and strategic planning.


Derek Waugh who is originally from Arbroath and now living in Carnoustie, has held a wide range of management roles in market leading organisations including NCR, Johnson and Johnson, University of St.Andrews and CNOOC Nexen. Much of Derek’s career has involved successfully managing and governing business change and he hopes he can use that experience to support the continued success of ANGUSalive and ongoing development of the valuable services they provide to the local community. Derek is also a Member of the Perth College Board of Management.

Other board members

Alan Rae: Alan worked in Scottish Further Education for 34 years and is still involved with colleges, as well as the commercial sector, through his work as a copyright consultant. With 6 years' service to Leisure and Culture Dundee, Alan hopes to bring his experience and knowledge of trusts to assist the success and development of ANGUSalive.

Councillor Kenny Braes is a member of Angus Council's Civic Licensing, Communities, Development Standards, and Policy & Resources Committees. He is also a member of various other local and national organisations.

Kenny Christie was born and raised in Brechin, Angus. During a career in the public, private and third sector he has enjoyed a number roles including in teaching, lecturing and project management, as education officer and head of service. In a voluntary capacity he served as a founding director and chair of the Dundee Whitehall Theatre Ltd and through his tenure of 6.5 years saw the business and physical development of the venue from near permanent closure to a four star graded Visit Scotland attraction with a positive, sustainable future. In 2020 Kenny was invited to become a trustee of Dundee Pride and currently serves in the role of secretary. 

Councillor Lynne Devine is a member of Angus Council's Children and Learning, Communities, and Scrutiny & Audit Committees. She is also a member of various other local and national organisations.



Councillor Ronnie Proctor is a member of Angus Council's Children and Learning, Communities, and Scrutiny & Audit Committees. He is also a member of various other local and national organisations.


Councillor Serena Cowdy lives in Arbroath and represents the ward of Arbroath West, Letham and Friockheim on Angus Council. She is also Environment and Active Travel Spokesperson for the administration. Serena was a consumer rights journalist for several years, before running communications projects for a range of wildlife and conservation charities. Most recently, she founded and ran a two-year project called Seeds of Hope Scotland, which donated free seeds to community groups to help them create greener, more attractive local environments. Serena hopes her third sector and environmental experience will help ANGUSalive develop and thrive.

Tam Ferry has many years of experience at strategic and management level through his work in the private sector. His passion for continuous improvement and teamwork were influenced by the innovation culture at NCR in Dundee, early in his career. In his current role at a European Energy company, there is a daily focus on governance, risk management and compliance. Tam previously served on the board of Football Supporters Europe, a non-profit organisation representing fans from 48 countries, directly engaging with UEFA to promote fans rights and tackle discrimination in football.

Company Secretary

Robbie Francis