John has a detailed experience of community development, working with individuals, groups and communities, along with an in depth knowledge of funding streams, service, staff and project management. He has also recently been appointed to the non-executive role of Trustee with the Scottish Commission for Learning Disability and is passionate about making a difference to the lives and circumstances of individuals, groups and communities. John has previous experience as an Associate Inspector of Education with HMIe, is presently a member of the Chartered Management Institute and the Institute of Fundraising. He is a former musician and qualified ski instructor, basketball and football coach.
John’s remit at the ELC is to lead the Charity, promote its presence at the heart of the local community, maintain and expand the portfolio of services on offer and to support the Board in delivering the Eric Liddell Centre vision and strategic priorities.
Following his appointment John said,
“I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to take up the CEO role within the Eric Liddell Centre and look forward to leading the team in continuing to provide very popular and much needed community services. My top priority is to ensure that the great work of the centre continues, so that our clients, customers and members of the community receive the best possible service locally. If you have any questions, suggestions or requests, please don’t hesitate to contact me or members of the Eric Liddell Centre Team – we’re here to help and are committed to Empower, Inspire and Support.”