Board of Trustees

Graeme Jack

Graeme Jack spent many years working in communications as an advisor and in executive roles with organisations like international consultancy Weber Shandwick and Robert Wiseman Dairies plc. For more than a decade he has been communications director of Müller UK & Ireland.

He is chairman of West End Road Runners, an award winning and values based community running club in Glasgow, and is a UK Athletics licensed running coach.

He is passionate about helping people to transform their mental and physical health through running and athletics, a core objective of Athletics Trust Scotland.

Mark Munro

Mark Munro is the Director of Sport & Active Health at Edinburgh University and was previously Chief Operating Officer at UK Athletics, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director at scottishathletics.

Mark is previously a Board Member of sportscotland, and co-creator and Board Trustee of ATS. He was previously Board Director at Tennis Scotland, formerly Head of Development at scottishathletics, as well as working in a senior development role at the Scottish Football Association for seven years (2004-2011), and the head of sports development and a lecturer at the University of Abertay (1999-2004).

Scott Black

Scott is a graduate of what is now The University of the West of Scotland and also of the University of Strathclyde, where he studied Public Policy and Finance. His entire executive career has been in the recruitment industry, mainly working at board level with public and private companies and public sector organisations.

Scott is the Managing Director of FWB Park Brown, an executive search business he co-founded in 1993. The business is exceptionally well connected and has worked on behalf of its clients throughout the UK and internationally.

He has also held a number of board appointments with private companies and charitable organisations, including with organisations focussed on the support of disadvantaged groups. He is a past President of the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce, a post he held for 5 years, and former Director of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce. He is also a former Trustee of the Edinburgh International Festival.

David Owens

David is Joint Managing Director of Archangel Investors, a leading venture capital business based in Edinburgh. He is an experienced corporate financier, having previously worked for HSBC Investment Bank in London and Noble Grossart in Edinburgh. He is Chair of SIS Ventures (a subsidiary of Social Investment Scotland) and a non-executive director of LINC Scotland, the trade association for early stage risk capital investors in Scotland.

David is also the Chair of scottishathletics and a member of Fife AC. He previously competed as a middle distance track athlete for Law and District and Pitreavie AAC.

He is married to Hayley, who competed for Scotland over 1500m and was a finalist in the Commonwealth Games in 2002 and 2006, as well as a member of Team GB for the World Indoor Championships in 2003. He has two daughters, Holly and Millie, who both compete on the track for Fife AC