About us

Get to know the Rangers Charity Foundation team!

With your help, we want to be a champion of social responsibility and charitable giving for the Rangers family, making our supporters proud of the work we carry out in their name.  


Connal Cochrane


Connal has worked with the Foundation since 2005 and is responsible for the strategic management of the organisation reporting to the board of trustees. Connal was awarded the 2008 Institute of Fundraisers Scotland's 'Fundraiser of the Year' and regularly takes on personal fundraising challenges for the Foundation.

Linda Shields

Senior Charity and Finance Executive

Linda has been with the Foundation since 2008 and works at the heart of the team, co-ordinating financial and administrative activities across the Foundation and working on a variety of fundraising initiatives.

Jamie Duncanson

Senior Community Executive

Jamie joined the Foundation in May 2017 having previously worked within Glasgow City Councils Education Services for a period of 14 years. He works on the growth of the Education and Employability aspects of the Foundation's work.

Jordan Boyd

Senior Community Executive

Jordan joined the Foundation in 2016 having worked for 6 years delivering community-based programmes for Rangers FC. He has a strong track record in managing and evaluating programmes and presenting on outcomes. Jordan has an honours degree in sports coaching.

Jennifer Cassidy

Senior Communications Executive

Jennifer joined the Foundation in February 2021. She has most recently held leadership roles in marketing and communications with Queensland Health in Australia and previous to that, a range of brand management and marketing roles with the Scottish FA in relation to the Scottish Cup, Youth and Community Football and Women’s Football.

Gillian McKelvie

Fundraising and Communications Executive

Gillian has worked with the Foundation since 2008 and was previously involved with the creation and development of the Foundation in her previous role as Press Officer at Rangers FC. She focuses on communications including social media and the website.

David Henson

Supporter Engagement and Event Executive

David joined the Foundation in 2018 having worked in fundraising for the previous 3 years. Whilst working on the Foundation’s calendar of events and fundraising initiatives, David also focuses on our supporters and volunteers with the development of our True Blue Hero Campaign.

Rachael Cosgrove

Charity Executive

Rachael has been with the Foundation since 2016 and is generally the first point of contact for those getting in touch. Rachael co-ordinates all the Foundation’s In Kind initiatives, leading on projects such as Dream Day & Tickets For Good, as well as working across all Foundation departments with administrative support.

Derek Rhoddan

CashBack Co-ordinator

Derek joined the Foundation in October 2020. An army veteran who spent 14 years in the British Army, after leaving the forces in 2009 Derek has been in High School education working as a vocational qualification tutor.

Scott Smith

Community Hub Officer

Scott joined the Foundation in January 2018, having previously worked with Street League across Glasgow and Lanarkshire for 10 years as a Youth and Community Coach. He is now based full-time in Govan High School, supporting the pupils into positive outcomes.

Ryan Tait

Community Hub Officer

Ryan joined the Foundation in August 2020 from employability charity Street League and is based in Knightswood Secondary. Ryan has a vast amount of experience working within football at various levels, including currently working within the Girls Academy at Rangers FC.

Mark Mckinven

Community Hub Officer

Mark joined the Foundation from Street League in August 2020 and is based in Drumchapel High School. He holds an Advanced Children’s Licence and has an Honours Degree in Sport. Mark has coached Rangers 06 Girls for 4 seasons.

Jane McLean

Trauma Counsellor

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Jane joined the Foundation in September 2021. She has over 16 years of experience of working within child and adult protection. Jane provides holistic counselling, advice and one-to-one support across a range of Foundation programmes.

Murray Spooner

Digital Content Executive

Murray joined the Foundation in January 2022. He spent several years as a journalist before working with the Ministry of Defence as a communications professional, supporting and promoting the Reserve Forces and Cadet organisations. Murray produces creative digital content to demonstrate the breadth and impact of our community and charity work.


Jacqueline Gourlay


Jacqueline is a chartered accountant with vast experience in various financial and operational roles within the electronics and leisure industries.

Annette Bell


Annette is co-founder and director of Bell Group UK which is the largest privately-owned property maintenance company in the UK. She is involved in charity work and her company’s Community Investment Programme and has held the position of Non-Executive Chairman of Lanarkshire Enterprise for 16 years.

Jim Bruce


Jim has vast experience within Chief Operating Officer and Commercial and Marketing Director roles across various Financial and Service industries. His experience ranges from driving fast moving start-up businesses to building and managing International Sales and Service Operations.

Alex Rae


Alex brings a unique perspective to the board being as a life-long supporter of Rangers, as a former player, as a former professional manager and as a founder of a charity himself.