Julie Hogg-Weld, CEO

In January 2015 Julie came into post as CEO with much change taking place since then - building a strong and dynamic senior management team, renovation of the counselling premises, development and launch of our new website, re-branding and our new name, installation of a bespoke client management system and phone system - to name a few. All at Bright Light have embraced these changes with enthusiasm as we go from strength to strength.

Previous roles  

  • CEO for over 6 years of one of the largest and most successful advocacy organisations in Scotland

  • Over 10 years working with the Big Lottery Fund (now BIG)

  • Head of Fundraising, Age Concern Scotland

  • Also worked for Shelter and Project Scotland

  • Elected Member of SCVO's Policy Committee

  • Volunteer Board Member/Trustee of four charities

  • Scottish Representative to CIVICUS, Montreal, Canada

  • Graduate of University of Stirling

  • Survivor of the Leaders Edge Course,Social Enterprise Academy - would recommend it!



Building and leading teams/people

Managing change

Strategic planning, development,  and delivery

PR and Networking

Energy and enthusiasm ....!