Perth Kinross

Perth & Kinross

Business Gateway Tayside is your gateway to free, expert, local assistance and advice.

Alert 19/03/20: Our workshops will now be delivered online by Zoom, a cloud-based video conferencing software. These can still be booked via the links below and a member of staff will be in touch to forward you a personal link to join the workshop.


Business Adviser


Ann’s previous experience includes roles with Lloyds Asset Finance, GE Commercial and HSBC Bank, working with a wide and varied business customer portfolio throughout Scotland.

A native of Dundee Ann is an avid football fan supporting one of the BIG TWO in Dundee and a devotee of Andy Murray.


Operations Manager


Nicki manages delivery of the Business Gateway contract across Tayside ensuring her team are well equipped to support the regions’ new and growing businesses.

Nicki has more than 20 years’ experience within the Business Gateway network with previous roles including Tayside Business Information Manager and Business Adviser.

Nicki gets real satisfaction, not only from seeing a business start and grow, but also seeing her team and colleagues enjoy every challenge that comes their way.


Growth Adviser


Based in our Perth office, Andrew is one of four advisers dedicated to the Perth and Kinross region. He has a vast amount of experience working with business and returned to Business Gateway in 2013 after a stint with the Perth and Kinross Council Economic Development Team.

Andrew is a fully accredited business adviser who successfully completed Premier Adviser training in 2004 and also achieved a Certificate in Marketing accreditation through the Chartered Institute of Marketing,

Andrew has offered a wide range of support and business advice to many pre and new start-up clients and now works with businesses with high growth potential to achieve their ambitions.


Depute Operations Manager


Born and bred in Dundee, Caryn has a wealth of experience delivering Business Gateway’s services and has helped more than 500 people start their own enterprise journey, whilst continually supporting the growth and development of their business.

Prior to joining the Business Gateway team in 2013, Caryn worked at Dundee City Council where she built a strong understanding of the public sector support available for local businesses. She is extremely passionate about supporting and guiding business owners to achieve their full potential and loves nothing more than seeing a business flourish.


Business Development Coordinator


Gregor started with Elevator in 2017 and works within our Perth business centre and office, supporting the business advisory team. Gregor also assists with the Famous Grouse Ideas Accelerator and Young Enterprise Scotland. Gregor plays a key role in assuring the day-to-day lives of the advisors run smoothly.

Prior to Elevator, Gregor worked as a legal administrator in a prestigious law firm in Manchester and honed his customer service skills as a sales advisor at Harvey Nichols.


Start-up Adviser

Colin McNaughton

Colin is part of our Start Up team in Perth, he is extremely passionate about supporting local businesses and helping them to achieve their full potential. He has experience in many areas such as retail, customer services and financial services.

Colin has also just recently completed a BA (Hons) in Business Studies and Economics and holds a green belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Find your nearest office

Business Gateway Perth & Kinross

Saltire House
3 Whitefriars Crescent
Get directions
01738 448 310

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00

Business Gateway Angus

City Quay Business Centre
27-28 Camperdown Street
Get directions
01382 848 275

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday

09:00 to 17:00