Registered Charity Number: SCO45586
01506 412302

Providing practical, social and emotional support to

children and young people with cancer and

related illnesses, their families, friends and those bereaved.

Donate to us through BT MyDonate

The Team

Team Jak could not be where it is today without the help of our enthusiastic and generous team.


Walter Barr
David McGechie
Russell Taylor
Alastair Murray

Founder & Chief Executive

Allison Barr
Founder & Chief Executive

Founder and Inspiration

Jak Trueman

Team Jak Patron

Neil Alexander

Team Jak Ambassadors

Arlene Stuart

Forth 1
Zara Janjua

STV Edinburgh
Mark Martin

Forth One
Denise Hamilton

Peter Beggs
Peter Beggs Photo Booths
Hayley Matthews
Laura Pike
Laura Boyd

Staff and Volunteers

Ishbel Barr
Fundraising Minute Secretary
Aimie Trueman
Jonnie Adamson

Susan Telford

Anna Ludwig

Music Therapist
Caitlin Stewart
Children, Young Person & Family Co-ordinator Aberdeen
Jennifer Watt
Children, Young Person & Family Co-ordinator Glenrothes
Christine Birrell
Palliative & Bereavement Co-ordinator
Emmeline McCracken
Aberdeen Music Therapist
Valerie Brodie
Lead Children, Young Person & Family Co-ordinator
Hazel McLinden
Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator
Angela Balharrie
Children, Young Person & Family Coordinator, Lothian & Borders
Sonya Muirhead
Children, Young Person & Family Support Worker
Kirsty Hughes
Children, Young Person & Family Support Worker

Team Jak is a SCIO