Airdrie Savings Bank (ASB), already engaged with SCRT through its partnership offering of the Anchor Savings Account, signalled their interest in deepening their engagement with the social enterprise sector by recruiting a new business development manager.
Niall Alexander will join ASB from mid-November; bringing a background immersed in social enterprise, community development, The impact organisations have on the economic, environmental and social levels of society and community finance.
Niall is looking forward to the role, saying:
“I’m delighted to be joining ASB to highlight the range of products and services that ASB can offer social enterprises. ASB share the movement’s principles of independence, mutuality and fairness and intend to demonstrate that whether it’s banking or lending we can offer authenticity in understanding the needs of the sector, and value in the price”.
Within his first week Niall will be attending both the forthcoming SCRT conference and the annual Senscot ceilidh,
“it’s been a few years since I last attended the ceilidh, I’ll look forward to catching up with some old, and newer faces, to hear about the sector’s needs and aspirations, and to raise awareness of ASB’s determination to meet those needs”