The Trust is made up of members from a variety of backgrounds, united by their belief in “the advancement of religion.” See more about the Trustees below.
Dr Alison Jasper was a Senior Lecturer in Religion and Gender at Stirling University before she retired in 2019. She served as Chair of Trustees, Stirling and District Women’s Aid from 2011 until 2019. She is a member of the Scottish Episcopal Church and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Professor Alison Jack is Professor of Bible and Literature at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh, and Principal of New College. She was ordained as a Church of Scotland minister in 1998 and has served in team-ministries in Portobello and in the Carse of Gowrie. She was born and brought up in Stirling and has been a Trustee of the Drummond Trust since 2018.
Douglas Whyte was a Solicitor in private practice with Hill & Robb until retiring in 2019. For 36 years he managed the Drummond Trust in a legal, secretarial and administrative capacity. He maintains a keen interest in the Trust and in legal matters and investments generally. He was assumed as a Trustee in 2022. Outwith his professional background he enjoys golf and running to keep fit as well as travel.
The Revd Canon Christoph Wutscher is Rector of Holy Trinity, the Scottish Episcopal Church in Stirling. Born and brought up in Vienna (Austria), he has served as a choral conductor and singing teacher before ordination. He teaches and tutors in sacred music & liturgical studies and is currently a member of the Liturgy Committee of the Scottish Episcopal Church. Christoph joined the Trust in 2018.
David Sinclair is a retired Church of Scotland minister. He worked in parishes in St Andrews and Glasgow, in the Church Offices as Secretary of the Church and Nation Committee and then the Church and Society Council, and as a Mission Partner in the Czech Republic.
Emma McCabe is a PhD researcher at The University of Stirling (co-supervised by The University of Glasgow), focusing on apophatic theology and early modern constructs of gender. She is very much interested in process theology, theopoetics, queer histories, and female mysticism. Before undertaking her PhD, Emma worked as a community worker and outreach officer for Stirling’s Methodist Church. She grew up in Belfast but now enjoys living in Scotland with her partner and their puppy Tennyson.
Catherine Berrill is a solicitor at Hill and Robb Limited. Hill and Robb Limited administer the Drummond Trust and have done so for a number of years. Catherine lives locally and has worked at Hill and Robb since 2013.