We are delighted to introduce our Board of Trustees. Please view the names below to find out further information about that trustee.

  1. David McBride
  2. David Smith
  3. David Marshall
  4. Tony Waclawski
  5. Charlie Gibson
  6. Tony Dempster
  7. Gordon Scanlan
  8. Clare Steel
  9. David McCowan

5. Charlie Gibson

Independent Director

Charlie Gibson
Charlie was appointed Chair of West Dunbartonshire Leisure Trust at the Annual General Meeting held on 13 September 2018.  Charlie has 30 years' experience working within Local Government where he fulfilled a number of Senior HR roles across a range of HR functions including Employee Wellbeing, HR Operations and Organisational Reviews.

Over his HR career he has provided lead HR advice on a number of major organisational restructures across a range of Council services including the review of Leisure Services within another neighbouring Council in 2005. 

Charlie's has provided high level professional advice e.g. at Partnership at Work Forums, HR Appeals Board and has been described as a credible witness at Employment Tribunal. Charlie's experience is underpinned by professional qualifications in Workplace Health, HRM and Employment Law.  He recently qualified as an Accredited ACAS Mediator.

Away from work Charlie, who has always lived locally, played part time professional football for both Dumbarton and Clydebank and has a real affinity with the area.  He has a development skills level certificate for football coaching where he passed on his football knowledge and skills to his son's football team (Duntocher Boys Club) for over 10 years.