Armadale Staff2017-12-18T16:58:49+00:00
Allanah Cook BA
Allanah Cook BAArmadale Manager
BA in childhood practices Child First Aid & Child Protection certified

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.
Allanah is supported by a strong team of over 16 childcare professionals.

Mahyar Mortazavi BSc
Mahyar Mortazavi BScFounder/Director
Child 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
James Boyd MurdochFinance Director
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.

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