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Wendy Mitchell

Finance Manager

Wendy Mitchell started her career at the Edinburgh & Lothians Tourist Board, where she worked with the Finance Manager and Chief Executive, as PA and assisting with corporate governance.

After 3 years, she moved to join her family’s businesses – a dairy and a golf course. She stayed with the businesses, running the finance and administrative functions, until their sale in 2003.  She then spent over 6 years in the Scottish Subsidiary of one of the UK’s leading providers of affordable housing, overseeing the administration of the Edinburgh and Glasgow offices, and managing the running of the Board.

Since 2009, Wendy has been self-employed, providing freelance Financial Controller support to businesses in and around Edinburgh, working with over 70 businesses in 15 years.

Wendy has also served on the Executive Committee of the Association of Scottish Businesswomen.

Throughout her career, Wendy has added to her skills and knowledge by further training including Foundation Certificate in PRINCE2 Project Management, achieving Level 3 with the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and obtaining accreditation as a Life Coach.

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