Our Staff

The Team

Over 100 MCR committed team members work every day to support our young people and their mentors, in schools and with our Talent Taster organisations. The MCR central team is based at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow and smaller teams are based throughout the country.

Staff Roles


MCR Pathways was founded by Glaswegian Social Entrepreneur Iain MacRitchie,  who previously advised over 100 businesses over his career.

To read more about Iain’s career, ambitions and media work, please visit his profile page here.

Pioneer Team

Led by CEO Graeme McEwan, the Pioneer Team creates and manages MCR Pathway’s vision, activities, business outreach, expansion and future development.   

School Team

Led by Fay Gingell our Director of Education & Operations. Each MCR school has a dedicated Pathways Coordinator supporting YST young people and their mentors. 

Programme Managers oversee each region, supporting the Coordinators and developing local partnerships.

Mentor Services Team

Our Mentor Services Team is dedicated to supporting our mentors and partners. They assist, encourage and support our mentors through every part of the journey and are always on hand to answer questions.

Talent Taster & YP Engagement Team

The Talent Taster and Young Person Engagement Team encourages young people to get involved with Talent Tasters and Young Ambassadors. This team also supports young people after they leave school and onto their next steps.

Volunteer Services

Volunteer Services recruits, trains and assigns volunteers to help the MCR team run the programme.

Volunteer With Us

Some MCR mentors and partners volunteer their time, services and expertise in other ways to support our programme.

Skills & Project Volunteer

From marketing to administration, delivering training to ICT & Apps development, there are loads of projects you can help our core team with to change young lives for the better.

Events Volunteer

MCR Events deliveries various events, large and small, throughout the year. You can help us run and organise them.

Other Ways

From designing our marketing materials, to researching, to tutoring. MCR Volunteers ensure invaluable contributions are made right across our programme.

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We are thrilled to be selected as a winner at the Centre for Social Justice Awards 2021!