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Alan Stirling

Job Title:
Head of IT

Desert island discs:
- Pink Floyd "Dark Side of the Moon"
- Roger Waters "Amused to Death"
- Jonathan Coulton "Best. Concert. Ever."
- Ludovico Einaudi "I Giorni"

Favourite Book:
"Magician" Raymond E. Feist

Unusual Fact:
Currently writing a science fiction novel.

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Alexandra Purdie

Job Title:
Sales Team Leader

Desert island discs:
- Spandau Ballet "Gold"
- Proclaimers "Sunshine on Leith"
- Robbie Williams "Swing when your Wining"
- Marillion "Misplaced Childhood"
- UB40 "Greatest Hits"
- OASIS "Definitely Maybe"
- The KLF "Chill Out"

Favourite Book:
"IT" Stephen King

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Anne Scott

Job Title:
Warehouse Assistant

Desert island discs:
- Puccini "O mio babbino Caro"

Favourite Book:
"Pride and Prejudice" Jane Austen

Unusual Fact:
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Ashley Burns

Job Title:
Head of Graphics

Desert island discs:
- Temper Trap "Sweet Disposition"
- Arctic Monkeys "Fake Tales of San Francisco Bay"
- College "A Real Hero"
- Hurts "Blood, Tears and Gold"
- Linkin Park "Iridescent"
- Snow Patrol ft Martha Wainwright "Set the Fire to The Third Bar"
- Damien Rice "Cannonball"
- Van Morrison "Moondance"

Favourite Book:
"The Beach" Alex Garland

Unusual Fact:
Dabbles in charcoal sketching, acrylic painting and special effects makeup(due to keen interest in the zombie genre)

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Carrie Pairman

Job Title:
Marketing Executive

Desert island discs:
- "Hold My Hand" Jess Glynne
- "The Day We Caught the Train" Ocean Colour Scene
- "Learn to Fly" Foo Fighters
- "Don’t Look Back in Anger" Oasis
- "Fast Car" Tracy Chapman
- "Things Can Only Get Better" D:Ream
- "Don’t Stop Me Now" Queen
- "Local Boy in the Photograph" Stereophonics
- "Dancing on the Ceiling" Lionel Richie
- "Angels" Robbie Williams

Favourite Book:
"The Crow Road" Iain Banks

Unusual Fact:
Known for my severe lack of adventure, I skydived over the Great Barrier Reef from 14,000ft purely to prove my brother wrong!

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Christine Poole

Job Title:
Corporate Account Executive

Desert island discs:
- Vampire Weekend "Contra"
- Juanes "Mi Sangre"
- Bob Marley "Exodus"
- Band of Skulls "Death by Diamonds and Pearls"
- Bat for Lashes "Laura"
- Enya "Orinoco Flow"
- Lana Del Rey "Born to Die"
- Rihanna "Loud"

Favourite Book:
"The Millennium Trilogy" Stieg Larsson

Unusual Fact:
Currently trying to climb all 283 Scottish mountain peaks over 3000 feet (or 914.4m), known as Munros

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Clare Barron

Job Title:
Head of Marketing

Desert island discs:
- Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder "Together in Electric Dreams"
- Deacon Blue "Dignity"
- Elvis Presley "I can"t help falling in love with you"
- Del Shannon "Runaway"
- Black "Wonderful Life"
- Britney Spears "Everytime"
- Pet Shop Boys "It's a Sin"
- Roy Orbison "Oh Pretty Woman"
- Sting "Fields of Gold"
- U2 "One"

Favourite Book:
"One Day" David Nicholls

Unusual Fact:
Was once in a Christmas special with Ronnie Corbett on TV

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Clare Hall

Job Title:
Senior Editor

Desert island discs:
- "Mr Sandman" The Chordettes
- "On days like these" Matt Monro
- "All I see is you" Dusty Springfield
- "Sweet talking guy" The Chiffons
- "That same old feeling" Pickettywitch
- "Piano concerto no 2" Rachmaninoff
- "Overture, La Traviata" Verdi
- "And then shall your light break" Elijah Mendelssohn

Favourite Book:
"The Samurai's Garden" Gail Tsukiyama

Unusual Fact:
I'm qualified to teach advanced driving.

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Colin Thomson

Job Title:
IT Developer

Desert island discs:
- The Beatles "Something"
- Fleetwood Mac "The Chain"
- Spoon "Don't make me a target"
- TV on the Radio "Wolf like me"
- Simon & Garfunkel "Only living boy in New York"
- Pavement "Fight this generation"
- The Pixies "Where is my mind?"
- Neil Young "the needle and the damage done"

Favourite Book:
"The Name of the Wind" Patrick Rothfuss

Unusual Fact:
Used to be a Gymnast!

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Craig Cumming

Job Title:
Marine and Professional Products Manager

Desert island discs:
- AC/DC "Back in Black"
- Marlena Shaw "California Soul"
- MGMT "Kids"
- Nerina Pallot "Coming Home"
- Space "Neighbourhood"
- The Clash "I Fought the Law"
- Pet Shop Boys "It's a Sin"
- Wilkinson "Afterglow"

Favourite Book:
"Crime and Punishment" F. Dostoyevsky

Unusual Fact:
A few years ago I discovered four orphaned Cygnets stranded in Aberdeen Harbour and in order for them to be rescued the Aberdeen Lifeboat was called in. They were happy to assist as a means of training and employed their ‘Cygnet-ure’ manoeuvre during the successful rescue of the baby Swans.

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David Quinn

Job Title:
Warehouse Manager

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Derek Weir

Job Title:
IT Developer

Desert island discs:
- Yo La Tengo "Autumn Sweater"
- Big Star "Thirteen"
- The Hold Steady "The Weekenders"
- The Jesus and Mary Chain "Never Understand"
- Spoon "I Turn My Camera On"
- Belle and Sebastian "Lazy Line Painter Jane"
- Hefner "The Hymn for the Cigarettes"
- The Delgados "The Weaker Argument Defeats The Stronger"

Favourite Book:
"The Dice Man" Luke Rhinehart

Unusual Fact:
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Donna Tait

Job Title:
Finance Director

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Eevon Drummond

Job Title:
Sales

Desert island discs:
- Queen "Bohemian Rhapsody"
- Simon & Garfunkel "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
- Bon Jovi "Always"
- Royal Scots Dragoon Guards "Highland Cathedral"
- Leona Lewis "Run"
- Prince "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World"
- Natalie Cole "Starting Over"
- Tammy Wynette "No Charge"

Favourite Book:
"Mistral's Daughter" Judith Krantz

Unusual Fact:
I have an "addiction" to tattoos and currently have 18 with at least 1 more planned

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Elma Scott

Job Title:
Administrator/Receptionist

Desert island discs:
- Louis Armstrong - What a Wonderful World – favourite song of all time!!!
- The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter
- Chris de Burgh - Lady in Red
- Chris Rea - On the Beach
- Time To Say Goodbye - Andrea Bocelli
- The Beatles - The Long and Winding Road
- ABBA - Dancing Queen
- Eva Cassidy - Over the Rainbow
- Sting - Fields of Gold
- ABBA - Mamma Mia

Favourite Book:
Little Women

Unusual Fact:
I used to decorate function halls for weddings etc. with balloon arches etc.

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Emma Weir

Job Title:
Finance Assistant

Desert island discs:
- Queen - "Bohemian Rhapsody"
- Motorhead - "Ace of Spades"
- The Cars - "Drive"
- K T Tunstall - "Black Horse & Cherry Tree"
- Theory of a Deadman - "I Hate my Life"
- Rise Against - "Hero of War"
- Avenged Sevenfold - "Almost Easy"
- Falling in Reverse - "I'm not a Vampire"

Favourite Book:
"The Diary of Anne Frank" Anne Frank

Unusual Fact:
I play electric guitar & saxophone

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Fiona Dalziel

Job Title:
Executive Assistant

Desert island discs:
- Debussy "Claire de Lune";
- Hazel O'Connor "Will you"
- Beethoven "Moonlight Sonata"
- Martha and the Muffins "Echo Beach"
- K T Tunstall "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"
- The Jam "That's Entertainment"
- David Bowie "Ashes to Ashes";

Favourite Book:
"The Book Thief" Markus Zusak

Unusual Fact:
Completed the Edinburgh Marathon in 2009, I would like to do another before reaching 50 although I'm running out of time!

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Gillian Macrosson

Job Title:
Publishing Manager

Desert island discs:
- The Killers "Mr Bright Side"
- Oasis "Champagne Supernova"
- Massive Attack "Teardrop"
- Teenage Fanclub "Guiding Star"
- The Stone Roses "Fools Gold"

Favourite Book:
"A Room with a View" E.M. Forster
"Anything" Christopher Brookmyre

Unusual Fact:
I've climbed the Breithorn mountain in Switzerland, which is 4165 metres high.

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Graham Jamieson

Job Title:
IT Support Technician

Desert island discs:
- The Frank and Walters - Fashion Crisis Hits New York
- The Smashing Pumpkins – Today
- The Specials - Too Much Too Young
- Nirvana – Smells like Teen Spirit
- Eugene Kelly - Dear John
- Gomez - See the World
- R.E.M. – Drive
- The Clash – Tommy Gun
- The Lemonheads – Frank Mills
- Pearl Jam - Just Breathe
- Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart

Favourite Book:
Stick Man - Julia Donaldson

Unusual Fact:
I somehow ended up dancing (if you could call it that) with Belle and Sebastian on the main stage at the inaugural European Lollapalooza music festival.

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Gwen Kempix

Job Title:
Finance Assistant

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Iain Macneil

Job Title:
Chief Executive Officer, CEO

Desert island discs:
- Bobbi McFerrin "Don't worry be happy"
- Men at Work "Down Under"
- Chesney Hawkes "I am the one and Only"
- Beethoven "Symphony No. 7"
- Lifehouse "Everything"
- Annie Lennox "When tomorrow comes"
- U2 "With or without you"
- Ewan McGregor "Your Song"

Favourite Book:
"The Count of Monte Cristo" Alexandre Dumas

Unusual Fact:
Iain spent many years on watch making a note of sports results from the BBC World Service, and not having the slightest idea how cricket could be played for 5 days and then result in a draw, and now is a keen cricket fan following Carlton Club, Scotland, England and the Rajasthan Royals.

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Jamie Smith

Job Title:
Junior Graphic Designer

Desert island discs:
Jay Z & Kanye West “Paris”
J. Cole “No Role Modelz”
Skepta “That’s Not Me”
Kanye West “Waves”
Drake “Legend”
Childish Gambino “Redbone”
A Tribe Called Quest “Scenario”
Wu-Tang Clan “Method Man”
The XX “Angels”
KISS “Love Gun”

Favourite Book:
“The Martian” by Andy Weir

Unusual Fact:
At my peak I bench-pressed 110kg (17.3 stone).

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Jenny Ashcroft

Job Title:
Senior Graphic Designer

Desert island discs:
- Lou Reed "Satellite of Love"
- 3 Colours Red "Beautiful Day"
- The Feeling "Rose"
- Muse "Unintended"
- Johnny Cash "Hurt"
- Moby "Spiders"
- Zero 7 "Destiny"
- Greenday "Basket Case"

Favourite Book:
To Kill a Mockingbird

Unusual Fact:
I've got a horror film obsession

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Joanne Marjoribanks

Job Title:
Publishing Quality Controller

Desert island discs:
Full Blown Rose - In the Air Tonight
Jónsi - Kolnidur
Moby - The Sky is Broken
Stevie Wonder - Part-time Lover
Bif Naked - Lucky
Damien Rice - 9 Crimes
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Rob Duncan - The Final Fight


Favourite Book:
The Banned and the Banished series by James Clemens

Unusual Fact:
I'm a massive Star Trek fan and I've met 12 of the actors from the franchise, including William Shatner, Patrick Stewart and Kate Mulgrew.

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Johan Machtelinckx

Job Title:
Technical Director

Desert island discs:
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Kat Heathcote

Job Title:
Chief Operating Officer, COO

Desert island discs:
- Queen - "Killer Queen"
- Mendelssohn - "Elijah (in english)"
- Vaughn Williams - "Complete Symphonies"
- Dvorak - "Complete Symphonies"
- Collected Works of Gustav Holst
- Verdi Requiem
- Elbow - "One Day Like This"
- Toni Child - "Zimbabwe"
- Dave Brubeck - "Take 5"
- The Complete Collected playing of Caitlin Heathcote

Favourite Book:
"The Deptford Trilogy" Robertson Davies

Unusual Fact:
I once climbed a rock route as lead to Sir Chris Bonington!

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Lea Tsui

Job Title:
Marketing Assistant

Desert island discs:
- Pachelbel’s Canon in D
- Highland Cathedral
- Deacon Blue - Dignity
- The Beautiful South - Don't Marry Her
- REM - Losing My Religion
- You Can’t Stop the Beat (from the musical Hairspray)
- Daft Punk - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
- Stereophonics - The Bartender and the Thief
- Defying Gravity - (from the musical Wicked)
- The B52’s - Love Shack

Favourite Book:
Any sportsman’s or sportswoman’s autobiography. Ronnie O’Sullivan (snooker) and Marcus Trescothick (cricket) are two of my favourites.

Unusual Fact:
In June 2002, presented petition PE503 to the Public Petitions Committee calling for the banning of smoking in public places and gave evidence to the Health Committee with regards to the Prohibition of Smoking in Regulated Areas (Scotland) Bill. The ban came into force in Scotland on 26th March 2006.

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Linda Churcher

Job Title:
Senior Technical Editor

Desert island discs:
- The Jam "Going Underground"
- Jacques Offenbach "Galop Infernal"
- Michael Jackson "Thriller"
- Jeff Wayne "The War of the Worlds"
- Sergei Prokofiev "Montagues and Capulets or Dance of the Knights"
- Queen "Don't Stop Me Now"
- Erik Satie "Gnossiennes No 1"
- Donna Summer "Hot Stuff"

Favourite Book:
"Pride and Prejudice" Jane Austen

Unusual Fact:
The only nick-name she had as a child was "The Pooh". It was given to her by her friend's dad and taken from rhyming Lindy-Loo with something. Her friend was Jane "The Pain".

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Maureen Robbins

Job Title:
Sales

Desert island discs:
- Hall and Oates "Kiss On My List"
- Blue Nile" "Tinsel Town"
- Elbow" "One Day Like this"
- Bruno Mars "just the way you are"
- Snow Patrol "Chasing Cars"
- Muse "Starlight"
- Robbie Williams "Angels"
- Travis "Driftwood"

Favourite Book:
Gulliver's travels

Unusual Fact:
My second toe is bigger than my big toe

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Peter Selden

Job Title:
Graphic Designer

Desert island discs:
- Over Hill – Howard Shore
- The Lighting of the Beacons – Howard Shore
- Now we are Free - Hans Zimmer
- Divenire – Ludovico Einaudi
- A Good Man? – Murray Gold
- Moving On – Michael Giacchino
- And I will Kiss – Underworld
- Finale (Andante maestoso – Allegro vivace) of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E Minor

Unusual Fact:
I can play the Tuba.

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Robert McGhee

Job Title:
Systems Developer

Desert island discs:
- The Pogues and Kirtsy MacColl – Fairytale of New York
- Queen – We Will Rock You
- Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
- Runrig – Loch Lomond (where I came from)
- The Corries – Bricklayers Song

Unusual Fact:
Used to be a DJ in my teens/early twenties. Ran a public house just off Portobello Road in London.

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Sanjay Bugnait

Job Title:
Managing Director WPG/CCM India Office

Desert island discs:
- Hanna Montana "The Climb"
- Enrique Iglesias "Finally Found You"
- Justin Bieber "Never Say Never"
- The Beatles "All You Need Is Love"
- The Lion King "Hakuna Matata"
- Amitabh Bachan "Hanuman Chalisa"
- Titanic Movie Sound Track

Favourite Book:
1) Bhagavad Gita
2) "Kane & Able" Jeffrey Archer

Unusual Fact:
Started Greying when I was 16 Year Old.... not out of Tension.... Appears That Wisdom came too early!

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Shilpa Bugnait

Job Title:
Marketing Director WPG/CCM India Office

Desert island discs:
- Céline Dion "I'm Alive"
- Céline Dion "My Heart Will Go On"
- Whitney Houstan "I Will Always Love You"
- Whitney Houstan "One Moment in Time"
- The Beatles "Let It Be"
- Justin Bieber "baby"

Favourite Book:
Bhagavad Gita

Unusual Fact:
Cannot Cook.

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Stewart Heney

Job Title:
Deputy Chairman

Desert island discs:
- Prokofiev "Romeo & Juliet "
- Phil Coulter "The Town I Loved So well "
- John Lennon "Imagine"
- Miss Saigon; Boublil & Schoenberg "Last Night of the World"
- Nabucco Verdi "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves"
- Les Miserables; Boublil & Schoenberg "Bring Him Home"
- Rod Stewart "Maggie Mae "
- Queen "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Favourite Book:
1) "The Prince" Niccolo Machiavelli
2) "The Power of Now" Eckhart Tolle

Unusual Fact:
Performed on stage with Scottish Ballet to audiences of 1,500 people including Princess Margaret.

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Vinca Russell

Job Title:
LNG Product Manager

Desert island discs:
- Imelda May "Mayhem"
- Train "Hey Soul Sister"
- The Rolling Stones "Paint it Black"
- Lynrd Skynrd "Sweet Home Alabama"
- The Puppini Sisters "Wuthering Heights"

Favourite Book:
"The Night Circus" Erin Morgenstern

Unusual Fact:
Vinca is the Latin name for the periwinkle flower, a common UK garden plant. I once saw a big sign in a supermarket advertising Vinca for sale at the princely sum of £1.99

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