Keith Blackwood

Dave Tait became the 10th Captain of the 44th in 1999. He is now the longest serving Captain the Company has ever had. Born and bred in Aberdeen he lived locally in the Mannofield area and during his childhood when he was actually a boy member of the Company under Captain John Allan. After university he moved out of the area but returned as a member of staff in 1991. He never looked back and was the natural sucessor when John Allan retired. Working in the iT indusrty he is married to Heather and has two grown up daughters.