Amanda Wilson - Operations Manager
Amanda was born and educated in Solihull, West Midlands; moving to Scotland in 1986. Although originally qualifying as a horse riding instructor, she has spent most of her working life as an office manager in several family-run businesses. She has also worked as an administrator for the Tullochan Trust, a charity based in West Dunbartonshire. She joined Big Noise in 2009 as an administrator and community liaison officer, and took on the role of operations manager at Raploch in April 2013. She is a keen amateur violinist and enjoys playing with the Helensburgh Orchestral Society.
Clare Thorn - Administrator (job share)
Erica Gilchrist - Administrator (job share)
Erica grew up in North Wales and studied Stage Management at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. After graduating in 2000, she spent several years working as a Deputy Stage Manager on tour and at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick before starting a new career in teaching. Since then, Erica has worked in a wide range of roles from Lecturer to Special Constable; Communications Officer to Reprographics Technician and even Jewellery Designer/Maker and, last year, Erica moved to Stirling with her family. She is now very happy to be part of the Big Noise Team and is considering taking up playing the bongo drums or studying grade 1 kazoo.