Mairi Kidd, Director

Mairi joined the Saltire Society in June 2024 as Director, leading the Saltire Society's programmes and championing the arts and culture of Scotland. Mairi brings considerable experience from her previous roles at Creative Scotland providing strategic leadership for literature, languages and publishing, as CEO of Seven Stories the National Centre for Children's Books and of Moat Brae, and as Managing Director of children’s book publisher Barrington Stoke. Mairi is a Gaelic speaker and a former board member of MG Alba.

Rebeca Bird-Lima, Project & Communications Officer

Rebeca joined the Saltire Society in March 2023 after volunteering within the third sector and across a number of culture and heritage organisations. After graduating from UCL in 2021 with an MA in Museum Studies, Rebeca moved to Edinburgh and has spent her time exploring this beautiful country ever since.