Meet Our Team
Keith is a Chartered Accountant with broad financial and change management experience across a range of businesses and sectors including PwC, Diageo, Scottish Equitable/AEGON UK and is currently Finance Director of leading Scottish headquartered law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP. A keen cricketer in his younger days, primarily due to the well-structured development programme at Forfarshire, Keith also played national league hockey and still plays social tennis and erratic golf.
Angela has worked in PR and public affairs in Westminster, Brussels and Scotland. She has been owner manager of her current business, Pagoda Porter Novelli, in Edinburgh for 20 years. As well as being expert in consultancy and business management, she is skilled in crisis, technical and tourism PR. Well connected in business, she has been chair of industry bodies and previously sat on the Scottish committee of the IoD. A food blogger in her spare time and a fanatical hillwalker and cricket spectator, Angela is particularly keen to encourage more young people into sport and has supported many girls’ cricket initiatives.
Fraser Porter is Head of Banking Services & Business Development at Adam & Company. With over fifteen years’ experience in banking and wealth management, Fraser has a wide network of contacts across the professional, sporting and charitable sectors. His interests include football, cricket, rugby, tennis, listening to music and playing the piano. He was delighted to become a Trustee of Beyond Boundaries in order to play a small part in helping to increase the opportunities for people to participate in cricket throughout Scotland.
Malcolm is an experienced chief executive who is currently Chief Executive of Cricket Scotland. Previously he has led businesses in the retail (Hunter Boots) and property-related (Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre and Braemore Lettings) sectors. His earlier career was in marketing, principally in the whisky and pharmaceutical Industries. Educated at St Andrews University, he is a self-confessed “sports nut” who still plays rugby but has also woven amateur singing and dancing into his life in recent years.
Puneet is joint founder and Chief Operating Officer of PG Paper Company Ltd, an award-winning import-export company, trading in over 52 countries. In the recent past the portfolio of businesses has expanded, and now includes a technology company, dental practices, as well as commercial and residential properties. Puneet is also heavily involved with several national and international charities. A keen sports fan and a passion for cricket from a very early age with the love of the sport remaining unabated.
Sara is a Partner at National Law Firm Anderson Strathern, where she is Head of Residential Property and sits on the firm’s Board. She is particularly interested in marketing, business development and innovation. She won the Rising Star of the Year award at the Scottish Legal Awards in 2015. Sara uses her own role as a platform to help engage young people and to mentor them wherever she can. This extends to both the business and sport arenas – she is currently the Trainee Partner at Anderson Strathern where she takes an active role in development the firm’s young lawyers. She is also a qualified badminton coach with experience of helping talented young players develop their skills.
Tony was a corporate lawyer before joining Bank of Scotland in a succession of Head Office roles. He subsequently worked in Italy and Jersey before returning to Scotland to specialise in risk management and governance for the bank and its successors; he retired in 2011. Tony then became Chair of the Court of Glasgow Caledonian University (having been on the Court since 2003), retiring in February 2015. A life-long club cricketer (he still plays, though he shouldn’t!) and qualified coach, Tony became Chair of Cricket Scotland in March 2015. In that role he has played a key part in the sport’s increased focus on widening participation in all communities and on playing its part in Scottish society.
Ammar is Cricket Scotland’s Community Engagement Officer. His earlier career was in Investment Banking having worked with Barclays Bank and then later in the city of London with Deutsche Bank. He left to become an IFA and ran his own practice before deciding on a career change in sports development. Known for his energy, enthusiasm and ability to drive change Ammar has spearheaded the fortunes of sports clubs in his local community especially East Renfrewshire Cricket Club. His voluntary work has been recognised and is the recipient of a number accolades regionally, nationally and internationally including Sunday Mail-Sportscotland – Local Hero Award, ICC Development Awards - Volunteer of the Year, Cricket Scotland – Biggest Change Maker. A level 1 umpire and Level II UKCC cricket coach Ammar enjoys everything about cricket and what benefit this beautiful game can bring to communities. Also a keen spectator of the game Ammar has managed to travel extensively to enjoy a number ICC global competitions.