Tony has worked in the Leisure Industry since April 1982. During this time he has gained a vast amount of front-line experience ranging from Lifeguarding to Swim Teacher. In 1986 Tony gained promotion and became part of the supervisory team at the Vale of Leven Swimming Pool; thereafter in 2004 he was transferred to the Meadow Sports Centre in Dumbarton to join the supervisory team where he currently works. It was at this time that he was approached to become a shop steward for Unison; he carried out that role for a number of years before also becoming interested in the Health & Safety aspect of the union. Tony acquired both level 1 and level 2 certificates for Health & Safety in 2014 and was selected by Unison to serve on the Leisure Trust Health & Safety committee in 2014. Subsequently Tony was nominated by the joint unions in June 2019 to serve on the Leisure Trust Board as the Employee Representative Director.