Mahyar Mortazavi BSc – Founder/Director

MahyarfaceChild First Aid certified

Mahyar has over 20 years experience in business development. He has created Wee Gems from a simple joke over a dinner table into one of the country’s most high tec childcare centres. He is also very active throughout West Lothian business scene as an ambassador for West Lothian Council, served as board member of West Lothian Chamber of Commerce and a panel member and aftercare adviser for the Princess Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) helping young people to start their own business.

James Boyd Murdoch – Finance Director

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Child First Aid certified

A highly commercial, professional individual whose extensive experience has been gained within a broad portfolio of diverse companies. Specialising in identification and solving financial and management issues within SME companies.

Allanah Cook – Nursery Manager

Allanah CookSQV 3 Early years/childcare Child First Aid & Child Protection certified
Currently working on achieving BA in childhood practices

Allanah has been a childcare professional since 2001; she has served as deputy manager for 7 years; 4 years of which has been at Croileagan nursery which became part of Wee Gems group in 2013, now called Wee Gems Corstorphine.
Allanah was promoted to the manager’s position in November 2013 due to her outstanding performance and she was then given the task up setting up the Armadale nursery.

Jemma White – Nursery Practitioner

jemma-whiteQualifications: HNC in Early Education and Childcare Child First Aid & Child Protection certified

Jemma began workin with Wee Gems Corstorphine in June 2014. She gained experience within the baby room and brought fresh ideas to the team. Jemma transferred to Wee Gems Armadale in March 2015 due to it being closer to home. She looks forward to welcoming parents and children to the newly opened branch.

+ Directors

Mahyar Mortazavi BSc – Founder/Director

MahyarfaceChild First Aid certified

Mahyar has over 20 years experience in business development. He has created Wee Gems from a simple joke over a dinner table into one of the country’s most high tec childcare centres. He is also very active throughout West Lothian business scene as an ambassador for West Lothian Council, served as board member of West Lothian Chamber of Commerce and a panel member and aftercare adviser for the Princess Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) helping young people to start their own business.

James Boyd Murdoch – Finance Director

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Child First Aid certified

A highly commercial, professional individual whose extensive experience has been gained within a broad portfolio of diverse companies. Specialising in identification and solving financial and management issues within SME companies.

+ Management

Allanah Cook – Nursery Manager

Allanah CookSQV 3 Early years/childcare Child First Aid & Child Protection certified
Currently working on achieving BA in childhood practices

Allanah has been a childcare professional since 2001; she has served as deputy manager for 7 years; 4 years of which has been at Croileagan nursery which became part of Wee Gems group in 2013, now called Wee Gems Corstorphine.
Allanah was promoted to the manager’s position in November 2013 due to her outstanding performance and she was then given the task up setting up the Armadale nursery.

+ Supervisors

+ Nursery Staff

Jemma White – Nursery Practitioner

jemma-whiteQualifications: HNC in Early Education and Childcare Child First Aid & Child Protection certified

Jemma began workin with Wee Gems Corstorphine in June 2014. She gained experience within the baby room and brought fresh ideas to the team. Jemma transferred to Wee Gems Armadale in March 2015 due to it being closer to home. She looks forward to welcoming parents and children to the newly opened branch.

+ Kitchen Staff