Michael Traill was born in Dumfries (South West Scotland) but grew up in Earlston, in the Scottish Borders. Michael moved to Edinburgh in 2005, initially living in Portobello & working in Leith, before moving to Leith in 2014.
Since his early twenties Michael has been involved in empowering communities with specific interests in Community Councils, participatory budgeting and community engagement.
His current community roles include;
- Chair, Leith Community Centre Association SCIO
- Community Councillor, Leith Links Community Council
- Administrator, I Love Leith
- Administrator, Helloleith.com