Meet our Staff

Meet our Staff

Michelle Gillibrand

Development Manager

Michelle brings a wealth of experience in community and leisure development and managing European Funded Projects. She strongly believes in an holistic approach when it comes to supporting others and employs this ethos when helping clients to develop their job seeking, interview and digital skills.

Nick Clark

Operations Manager

Nick has lived in the Forres Area for over 30 years and has worked both for the RAF, Grampian Police and Border Force. His calm, can-do attitude is a huge benefit for the role as Operations Manager and managing the Bookings for Forres Town Hall as well as  liaising with the Town Hall User Groups.

Audrey Boyd

Finance Manager

Audrey is an experienced Finance Manager who has worked in the sector for over 30 years including as a Finance & HR Director. She brings a wealth of skills and keen eye for detail to the role and works closely with our FACT Treasurer and Finance Officer to manage the complex multiple finance streams and payroll.

Lindsey Standring

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

Lindsey has worked as a Primary School Teacher which has given her a multitude of skills. Her Voluntary roles within the Covid Pandemic Support Group and her local Community Council have given her an insight into the importance of FACT and its place within the Community. She enjoys supporting Volunteers as she has volunteered for many groups for over 30 years.

Janice Cooper

Janice Cooper

Forres Online Coordinator & Tutor

Janice is our Forres Online Coordinator and Tutor, working to help people with their digital devices and online services.  She joined us in 2018 and since then has managed the Digital Project. Together the Forres Online Team have supported many  people with their devices, getting online, and improving their digital skills for everyday tasks. She also offers basic digital sessions for the long term unemployed to improve their employability and help with isolation and loneliness.

Helen Janousek

Finance & Data Officer

Helen Janousek has recently joined the FACT Team as our new Finance & Data Officer. Helen brings a wealth of experience having worked for a bank in the City of London and run her own business. Her calm and thoughtful approach plus her positivity is a great addition to the Team. Helen’s keen eye for detail as well as her friendly, supportive nature are already proving to be a great asset to us all in Forres Town Hall.

Ilona Wood

Event & Activities Development Worker

Originally from Poland Ilona has lived in Forres for the past 13 years.

She is passionate about development of local community by improving social lives of our residents, tackling issues like isolation and poverty.

She will liaise directly with participants and all the activities leaders making sure that clients needs are being met,

all events and activities are well organised and will do her best to have a positive impact on people’s lives.
Euan Kershaw

Euan Kershaw

Forres Online Support Assistant

Euan Kershaw is passionate about all things digital. Along with being a tutor on our Forres Online project, delivering sessions in basic digital skills, he’s also a self confessed techie that provides support for more complex computing issues. Alongside this, he’s a great help in keeping our website up to date.

Ruth Jeffries

Befriending Coordinator

Ruth comes from South Wales, and has lived in Moray for almost 25 years. During that time, she has been a social worker and a volunteer with a range of local groups. She has experience of training and supporting volunteers and is enthusiastic about communities supporting each other, sharing interests and memories.

Graham Watson

Town Hall Cleaner

Graham has been a FACT Volunteer for over 3 years and is an amazing supporter of the Forres Community through a variety of Projects. He was the FACT Cleaner for 8 months and has now achieved promotion to the post of the General Assistant. He will be leading the Cleaning Team as well supporting the Pantry as the Assistant.

Agnes Fraser


Iain Watt


We have a small but perfectly formed staff team who work alongside the Directors and volunteers to keep the day to day operation of FACT, its projects and the Town Hall running smoothly.

Applying to work for us

If you are interested in joining our amazing workforce, you can find out more about working for us and our current vacancies.