The Board

Andy Greig

cHAIR AND COMPANY SECRETARY

Andy has been a trustee since March 2017 and Chair Person since March 2018

Alison
Smith

Trustee

Alison is the longest serving member of our board. Alison is also a member of the Childcare Review sub-group.

Malcom Chisholm

TRUSTEE

Malcolm was MP and then MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith over a period of 24 years during which he was Minister for Health ( 2001-4) and Minister for Communties  (2004-6). Before that he was a teacher of English. He is now retired but active on several boards and in several campaigns.

Sheena Gibly

TRUSTEE

Sheena has been a trustee at Dr Bells since 2016. Additionally, Sheena is a member of the Childcare review group – an internal group looking to develop our childcare service.

Sheena graduated from Edinburgh University and Moray House college of Education. After teaching in Scotland for several years she moved to London and worked in Greenwich for 30 years as a teacher, headteacher and ultimately head of various Children’s Centres. In 2014 she helped set up a company and charity to run a group of Children’s Centres in Greenwich and remains on the board of trustees of that organisation.

Marzena D'Arcy

TRUSTEE

Marzena  has been a trustee since March 2018.  Member of the HR and Finance sub-group.

Claire Laffet

treasurer

Rebecca Chalmers

TRUSTEE

Rebecca has been on the board since March 2018 and is also a member of the HR and Finance sub-group.

Rebecca has worked previously in HR and organisational management, being Director of HR for the Scottish Ambulance Service and the State Hospital in Carstairs, having chaired and run the Staff Governance Committees in both roles. With 2 children of her own she is keen to contribute her experience to help families with young children.