Claire has worked in the creative and digital media sectors in Ireland and Scotland for over 25 years, with training and development of talent having always been a key focus for her. She moved to Scotland in the late ‘90s to set up Moonstone International Screen Labs – an international development programme for feature film writers and directors, founded in association with the Sundance Institute in the US. She has held senior roles at Pact, Scottish Enterprise and Ilumina Digital. Claire is a member of BIMA’s Scotland Council and in May 2018 was named as one of the BIMA100, which celebrates the people who are shaping the British digital industry.
Margaret has over 26 years’ experience as a senior executive in the broadcast and digital media industry. Prior to joining TRC as joint MD with Claire in May 2016, she held senior management roles at Pact, MNE Media and most recently Shed Media Scotland, where she oversaw 60 episodes of the company's flagship series Waterloo Road. As Director of Nations and Regions for Pact, Margaret was part of the management team that fought and successfully won greater rights retention for independent production companies within the 2003 Communications Bill. Alongside her role at TRC Margaret is Chair of BAFTA Scotland.
Emma is an experienced project manager who has worked with a range of arts and cultural research organisations across Scotland. She is a graduate of Fine Art Photography at the Glasgow School of Art, gained her MLitt in Managing in the Creative Industries in 2009 and completed her doctorate in 2014, both at University of St Andrews. Before joining TRC Emma spent five years as Festival Coordinator for Glasgow International.
Caroline’s fifteen-year career in the creative industries has spanned Music, Events and most recently Television Post Production. She has served on the board of the SMIA (Scottish Music Industry Association) and is one of the founding directors of Screen Facilities Scotland. Recently she headed up an independent music production company which saw her manage a diverse range of productions across the UK and US. Caroline is passionate about the creative industries and has chaired and participated on panels for the likes of BAFTA, PRS for Music and the Edinburgh Film Festival, and delivered guest lectures to students across various colleges and universities. Caroline leads on Cross Creative and Rad.
Rachelle combined her love of the broadcast industries and marketing to step into this role with TRC. Graduating from University of Glasgow with a joint degree in English Literature and Film and Television Studies, she went on to work in a variety of roles with BBC, Southside Film Festival and independent art galleries before settling to work within marketing agencies for three years. Using her skills in copywriting, social media and email marketing, she’s ready to maintain TRC’s profile as a leading training provider in the UK.
Antonia keeps TRC running like a well-oiled machine. She holds a degree in Photography and Film from Edinburgh Napier University and has experience in an array of projects within both the Creative Industries and Education sector. She is a wearer of many hats, having previously worked as a Production Runner, Photographer, Exhibiting Artist and Tutor.