Hayley Lewis

Hayley Lewis.jpgHayley lives at Mellon Udrigle, between our Ullapool and Gairloch centres.  Hayley moved to the Highlands 12 years ago having grown up in Devon and worked in the South East of England.

Now retired, she is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a European Studies graduate and a fluent German speaker.  She was latterly the Head of Finance for Scottish Natural Heritage.  Prior to this, Hayley had 25 years’ post-qualification experience working in a variety of private, public and not for profit organisations.

Hayley is experienced in managing budgets and cash-flows in times of budgetary pressure and has successfully managed projects to identify and secure new sources of funding, improve tax (including VAT efficiency) and manage financial risks.  She has been responsible for the successful delivery of several European and Lottery funded projects.

Hayley is an active member of Gairloch golf club and an enthusiastic supporter of a number of local initiatives and projects in Wester Ross.  She was delighted to be a volunteer at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.