Top Chamber Board role for Kirrie woman

Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of two new directors to its Board.

Kirriemuir born and bred Deborah Miller, partner at law firm Simpson Marwick and Tim Allan, chief executive of Unicorn Property Group, recently attended their first board meeting and are both looking forward to making a strong contribution to the development and growth of the chamber.

Vice-presidents David Valentine MBE and Alison Henderson warmly welcomed the appointments.

Speaking after the board meeting, Alison said: “Deborah and Tim have very strong credentials in business locally and are both also known at a national level for being experts in their field.

“Deborah is a Law Society of Scotland accredited specialist in employment law and Tim is holder of the Queens Award for Enterprise Promotion. They will strengthen the board considerably and the existing directors were delighted to endorse their nominations”.

Deborah Miller said: “Working in the Dundee Simpson & Marwick Solicitors’ office and coming from Angus, I am passionate about contributing to and supporting local businesses.

“These are exciting times for Dundee and Angus with some very ambitious regeneration projects taking place.

“I’m looking forward to getting more involved with the local business community and working with Sandra and the chamber team to develop and implement some exciting plans for the future.”

Tim added: “The Chamber of Commerce provides a strong voice for business and I look forward to championing its crucial work, which benefits businesses of all sizes and sectors across Angus and Dundee. I will be working hard to ensure that the views of the business community are heard and to help grow membership throughout the region.”