LOCAL charity Inspire PTL (Partnership Through Life) has announced a new chair of its board and three new trustees.
Gillian Thomson has taken over the role of chair from Allan Dick whose five-year term has now ended.
Gillian is the founder of training and coaching company, Fearless Edge and co-founder of Heart Centred Leaders – another transformational coaching organisation. She previously held senior HR roles in Centrica, RBS & Mars before running her own consultancy GT Limited for a number of years.
Inspire provides support to adults with learning disabilities and additional support needs, across the North-east of Scotland, through the provision of a range of services including residential care, supported accommodation and respite.
Joining the board are Francis Neill, executive chairman and CEO of oilfield technology services company Ziebel, Caroline Laurenson, managing director of TL Tech Smart Home Solutions and Nick Gray, of NGFD Services.
Linda Gray, Inspire’s chief executive, said: “On behalf of Inspire I would like to thank Allan Dick for his outstanding contribution to the organisation during his time as chairman of the Board and look forward to continuing to work with him, our new board members, and of course, our new chair, Gillian Thomson going forward.”