Sarah Mason, Director

Contact Sarah about: Partnerships, sponsorship, awards and events.

About Sarah: Sarah joined the Society in April 2007 as Assistant Secretary.  With over a decade of experience in the Arts and Cultural sphere Sarah hopes to continue the evolution and building of the Saltire Society as Scotland’s Independent voice for culture.  When not working, you will find Sarah with her nose in a book or with crafting implements at the ready.

Favourite Scottish Public Artwork: An Suileachan on Lewis in the Western Isles


Catriona Cox, Administrator and Events Officer

Contact Catriona about: Awards entries, room bookings, invoices and enquiries.

About Catriona: Catriona joined the Society in September 2018 and has almost ten years experience working in the Creative Industries, specifically within charitable and not-for-profit organisations. She is also a freelance project and events manager. 

Favourite Scottish Book: Hings by Chris McQueer, 404 Ink


Heather Palmer, Administrator and Events Officer

Contact Heather about: Awards entries, room bookings, invoices and enquiries.

About Heather: Heather joined Saltire in March 2019. She graduated from Edinburgh Napier’s English and Film BA in 2015 and started work in events and publishing. Heather is a comics writer published by 404 Ink and BHP Comics, Frisson Comics and in the Scots Scriever’s Scrieve! Anthologie.

Favourite Scottish Building: Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum


William Begbie, Office Ghost

Contact Begbie about: Why all the screws in the reading room cladding have been pulled out, why the printer has been working all night and where anything we've ever lost has gone. 

About Begbie: William Begbie joined the team in the 1980s when the Society moved into Fountain Close. Begbie has been a resident in the historic Saltire Society office since his murder most horrid on 13 November 1806. Before he joined the Society, he was a porter at the British Linen Company's Bank and a living being. 

Fave Scottish Book: Ballads and Lyrical Pieces, Sir Walter Scott.

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