Giraffe is run by a motivated group of staff, volunteers & trainees, and is overseen by a Board of Directors.

Everything we do is directly or indirectly focussed on enriching the lives of our trainees and the wider community of Perth & Kinross.

Our Staff

We are very lucky to have a group of experienced, passionate and skilled staff, who look after the day to day activities of our organisation.

Gareth RuddockChief Executive

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Sarah RussellDevelopment Manager

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Steven PearsonFood & Beverage Manager

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Laura ConnacherOperations Manager

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Sarah HammersleyFinance Coordinator

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Kitchen Team


Scott Clark

Senior Kitchen Assistant:

Andrew Black

Kitchen Team:

Lewis Mitchell
Ross Nicol

Café Team

Café Manager:

Keith Meadows

Senior Hospitality Assistants:

Norma McCabe

Hospitality Assistants:

Taylor Robertson

Support Staff

Carol Cobb