Move On’s Directors
Our Board of Directors give their time and expertise on a voluntary basis, and meet regularly to oversee Move On’s operations and strategic direction.
Ash Mohammed joined the Board in September 2017. He currently heads up the Risk team that oversees Payments across Royal Bank of Scotland both in the UK and Internationally. Having worked in banking for over 10 years, Ash has wide ranging experience from commercial product management to managing large change programmes across a complex bank. He is also an E-Spark mentor, supporting businesses in their first steps to establishing themselves.
Director of Student Systems and Administration at the University of Edinburgh, Lisa Dawson is an experienced manager with more than ten years’ experience combined across business process improvement, software innovation and development, network infrastructure and project management. She has worked in both public sector and financial services before finding a passion for Education within FE and now HE.
Lisa’s expertise has led her to specialise in innovative developments to support the student experience which have been recognised by Scottish Government, Funding Council, Jisc and UCISA. Her combination of technology, social and digital skills coupled with effective communication builds positive relationships enabling her to lead and motivate teams to successfully meet strategic objectives.
Yasmin Nabi joined the board in June 2017. She is currently a Director at Barclays Bank within the corporate division and has 10+ years of wide ranging banking experience. She has led a number of high profile transactions in Scotland and Ireland across a number of sectors working with small SME’s, to large corporate, family owned and listed companies. Prior to Barclays, she spent a number of years at Bank of Scotland. Over the years, Yasmin has also provided mentoring support through the Prince’s Scottish Youth Business Trust and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.
Helen Mccann’s work experience has all been in the commercial sector, working in Change and IT functions; many of the skills she has acquired will have relevance in the charitable sector. Helen’s current role is as an independent consultant, working with FIS as part of their management team. The 250-person programme is creating an IT platform and her role is to manage change, and set projects up for success. Helen leads the scoping and commercial discussions with the client, ensuring their financial viability.
In Tesco Bank, Helen’s role as Head of Portfolio Management involved creating and running the change portfolio, with financial control of the organisation’s change budget (~£100m per annum), and the change cost centre (~£12m). She owned the risk controls of the change function, dealing with all regulatory requirements. She also led its resourcing team (c150 FTE), managing all permanent and contractor recruitment, allocation and training.
Helen has undertaken many technical and leadership courses within the workplace, and has the following external qualifications:
Advanced Project Management Programme, Stanford University 2013
Green Belt, 6 Sigma, Standard Life 2009
Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Analysis & Design, Napier University 1989
Andy Hill joined the Board in July 2017. He is also Chair of the Move On Social Enterprise Advisory Forum. He has over 35 years of experience with a multi-disciplined career in the Oil & Gas industry. This includes leadership roles in business development, marketing, sales, engineering and product development. His management positions include overseas assignments in Houston, Rio de Janeiro and Paris. International exposure to all aspects of business with a proven track record in the creation, and implementation of business plans that have achieved exceptional financial results.