Key People

We are a growing and effective team, more than the sum of our parts

Simon Noble

Chair of Trustees

Although Simon was born in Aberdeen he has known Nairn all his life and finally moved here in 2007.  Motivated by his intense dislike of social and health inequalities he is keen to give people the solutions they want.  Following a varied career ranging from sales, management consultancy to criminal justice, he established Green Hive as a co-founder and is Chair of trustees.

Neil Mapes

Green Hive Manager

Neil is the new Manager of Green Hive having joined the team in February 2020.  He relocated to Nairn in August 2019, he brings his passion for innovation, volunteering and outdoor activity.

Caroline Woods

Community Projects Worker

Caroline grew up playing on the banks of the River Nairn and has recently returned to her home town after a career in learning and development and operational management.  As Community Projects Worker she wants the beauty of Nairn to be accessible for everyone.

Andy MacVicar

Enterprise Project Officer

Andy has a background in industrial manufacturing and fabrication and is qualified in fine art.  He is a sculptor passionate about working with recycled materials.  As our Enterprise Project Officer, he leads our Green Hive community workshop.


Our charitable activities are made possible this year with thanks to a growing team of Partners and Collaborators

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National Lottery Community Fund

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Impact Funding Partners

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We work with a wide range of organisations to build collaborative community solutions.  Please get in touch if you would like to work with us.

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Green Hive, Unit 9A2, Balmakeith Industrial Estate, Nairn, IV12 5QW, UK

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Green Hive is a Registered Charity Since 11th September 2017, number SC047727 

Green Hive was created by Nairn River Enterprise a ‘not-for-profit’ company which is a Registered Private Limited Company by guarantee without share capital use of ‘Limited’ exemption since 1st Dec 2015, number SC521561

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