Catering social enterprise Scran Academy have announced the appointment of Darrell Williams as their new Chief Executive.
Scran Academy, supports some of the most vulnerable young people to transition beyond the classroom into the workplace and wider life. They offer young people a unique yet critical pre-work and pre-apprenticeship development journey within a real life business.
Young people gain first-hand work experience in a dynamic food and drink social start-up, helping to work across the development of the business. They go through a subtle, yet bespoke, skills training journey and gain qualifications where appropriate.
Former Chief Operating Officer for Edinburgh Science, Darrell has extensive experience in delivering a range of festivals and education work across the UK and overseas. He was previously Managing Director at Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling and prior to that spent six years as Head of Sales and Marketing for the King’s and Festival Theatres in Edinburgh.
Commenting on the appointment Alix Meekison said: “we’re delighted to have assisted Scran Academy on Darrell’s appointment. Scran Academy are a fantastic organisation doing incredible work in skilling up young people to realise their full potential in learning, work and life. We wish Darrell and the whole team every continued success.”
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