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Meet the Advisers

Whether you are starting-up in business, looking to grow an existing business or are seeking help in securing funding, learning new business skills or marketing your goods or services, one of us will be able to help!

Call now on 01259 726430 to arrange an appointment.
Alison Davidson - Business Development Manager & Growth Adviser

Alison Davidson - Business Development Manager & Growth Adviser

Alison Davidson manages the Business Gateway Clackmannanshire team in conjunction with her role as Growth Adviser to businesses in the area.

She has spent the last 25 years working in economic development across Forth Valley including a number of years as a business park Property Manager. She manages all Business Gateway services in Clackmannanshire including business skills training, networking events and the ERDF funded support.

Alison works primarily with growing businesses in Clackmannanshire, offering expert advise plus signposting to relevant support and funding available through Scottish Enterprise, Local Authorities, SDI and other partner agencies.


Dorothy Henke - Growth Adviser

Dorothy Henke - Growth Adviser

Dorothy Henke is a well-known and trusted Business Adviser with 25 years experience of helping Scottish businesses grow and prosper.

Her varied career has included a spell in Computer Systems management in Detroit USA plus she has owned and run a number of successful companies within the printing, IT support and financial services sectors.

As Business Growth Adviser, Dorothy’s role is to work closely with her clients to offer fresh ideas, find solutions and develop long-term strategies for growth.

Mandy Campbell - Start-Up Adviser

Mandy Campbell - Start-Up Adviser

Mandy Campbell is the first point of call for new businesses in the area in her role as Start-up Adviser for Business Gateway Clackmannanshire.

She has almost 20 years experience of helping SME’s develop in Forth Valley, including some time as Manager of a Business Training Centre, and offers start-up businesses advice on record keeping, insurance and the legalities of forming a new business.

Mandy also presents many of our Start-Up workshops.

Stuart McCusker - Marketing Adviser

Stuart McCusker - Marketing Adviser

Stuart McCusker has over 20 years of marketing experience gained mostly in the media industry working for DC Thomson, Trinity Mirror and Johnston Press across a wide variety of departments.

He also has hands-on experience of running SME Social Media campaigns from his time working in the Construction and Storage industries and in his current role with Business Gateway Clackmannanshire works with local businesses to help improve their SEO, online awareness and Marketing policy.

Carrie Love - Marketing & E-commerce Adviser

Carrie Love - Marketing & E-commerce Adviser

Carrie Love is an experienced E-commerce Manager with almost 10 years of in-house experience covering B2B & B2C.

She believes in creating business growth through focused, commercially driven, digital strategies that reflect the businesses objectives and produce a solid Return on Investment.

Carrie's experience covers all aspects of Digital Marketing including Business Strategy, Social Media, Email Marketing, PPC, Customer Relationship Marketing, SEO, Content Marketing, Web Design, Ecommerce Management & Project Management.


Andrea McFarlane - Marketing Strategy Business Adviser

Andrea McFarlane - Marketing Strategy Business Adviser

Andrea McFarlane is a fully qualified marketing professional with extensive experience in both B2B and B2C marketing. She has a strong track record in corporate and marketing communications, strategic planning, relationship management and brand development.

Andrea's specialties include integrated Marketing Communications, Campaign Management, B2B and B2C Marketing, Financial Services Marketing, Creative Copywriting, Marketing and Social Media Training.

Andrea is results oriented – everything she does is about improving the bottom line. She helps clients get better results from their marketing activity so that they can focus on what they do best – running their business.