The Team

Lindsay Lennie -  Manager

Lindsay is a Chartered Surveyor who has worked with the Stirling City Heritage Trust on a part-time consultancy basis since 2011. In 2001, Lindsay gained the RICS Postgraduate Diploma in Building Conservation and in 2006 was awarded a PhD in Building Conservation for her thesis, “The Conservation of Historic Shopfronts in Perth and Perthshire”. She has her own consultancy business, Historic Shop Conservation, which was established in 2009.

Lindsay is the currently acting as Trust Manager while Sonya Linskaill is on a career break

Sonya Linskaill - Manager 

Sonya is currently taking a career break during 2020. Sonya studied design before qualifying as an architect, and subsequently working for a number of years in private architectural practice.  In 2004 Sonya gained an MSc in European Urban Conservation and in 2009 RIAS Accreditation in Conservation Architecture.   Sonya joined the Trust in 2007 and has lead responsibility for the TBHC Scheme.

Steve Williams - Membership & Marketing Officer

Steve studied Media Studies and Psychology at University in Stirling. He is enthusiastic about Stirling's heritage and the condition of the city's traditional buildings. Steve has 20 years experience in marketing and has worked for local government, third sector and culture & heritage organisations previously.  

David Lindsay

David Lindsay - Inspector

David trained as an architectural stone carver and worked for several stonemasonry companies before starting his own firm in 1990.  David is a qualified conservation mason with considerable experience working within the heritage sector.  He joined Stirling City Heritage Trust in April 2014.

Mitchell Fotheringham - Inspector

Mitchell’s passion for conservation started when his parents bought an Edwardian villa in the outskirts of Glasgow. They spent ten years repairing the house and giving it a new lease of life. His interest in traditional buildings led him to study Architectural Conservation at City of Glasgow Collage and then Building Surveying at Glasgow Caledonian University. Mitchell has worked previously with the Scottish Lime Centre Trust, helping analyse stone and mortar samples and carrying out traditional building surveys. He has most recently worked as a surveyor for a roofing contractor in Glasgow. During this time he became a qualified to fly drones commercially for building surveys.

Rachael Purse - Projects Officer

Rachael is the newest member of the Trust team, having joined in January 2020. Rachael has previously worked for Glasgow City Heritage Trust and is also working towards gaining a doctorate as a student of Glasgow School of Art. Rachael looks after SCHT's Traditional Building Repair Grants programme, as well as the outreach programme