LEAP Sports Scotland's Board of Trustees
Keith worked in the third sector for 26 years and was Chief Executive of Impact Funding Partners before his retirement. He was formerly convenor of the Scotland Funders’ Forum and has worked with Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector where he developed and led numerous funding, learning and networking programmes to support the development of the third sector. He is passionate about equality, diversity, inclusion and human rights and currently committed to making a difference through volunteering.
Paul is the founder and managing director of 3In Consulting which is a boutique business Diversity and Inclusion consultancy. He previously worked for Clydesdale Bank / National Australia Group with responsibility for delivering strategic change as well as divisional communication activities. Paul was Chair of the Bank’s LGBTI network and was one of the founding members of professional networking group Out in Glasgow. Additionally, Paul is a coach, mentor and career transition consultant. He is chair of Partners for Inclusion which supports people with a learning disability, mental health support needs or both.
Katherine is an accountant by profession, and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for a major multinational company for over 23 years. Katherine then became Chief Executive of an English Cathedral for the next 13 years. Now retired, Katherine delivers training, advises on LGBTI+ equality matters and supports her favourite charities.
Miki is a British Rowing Coach, a yoga teacher and a keen dancer who now works for Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club. He is a gold medallist in rowing at the recent 2018 Gay Games in Paris and was named by sportscotland as the 2017 Young Person’s Coach of the Year.
Jane has worked and volunteered in community sport for 25 years and now uses that experience as a business consultant for the sport and physical activity sector. Previously, she was part of the Senior Leadership Team at England Athletics and has held management roles at London Youth Games Foundation and the LTA.
Pamela is Senior Lecturer at the City of Glasgow College, and leads a team committed to supporting all staff and students in sports participation and improving their health and wellbeing through physical activity. Pamela is a sport and fitness activist who develops graduates for successful employment within the fitness industry, self employment or undertaking degree courses that range from PE Teaching to Sports Science.
Coinneach runs We Are Sport, a strategic marketing consultancy supporting sports rights holders, brands and individual sports people to increase profile, revenues and succeed in their strategic & marketing aims. He has been responsible for delivering the UEFA ASSIST Programme and previously worked for both FIFA and FIBA on strategic, marketing, commercial and event projects.
Lisa is the Founder and Director of The WOW Network. She has actively championed LGBT equality and diversity for over 17 years, starting with her work at LGBT Switchboard as a trained counsellor, been deputy chair at Network Rail LGBT staff network, and volunteering with LGBT Youth Scotland and LGBT Health and Wellbeing.
Rob works as Chief Executive of Glasgow north-west citizens advice bureau, providing advice, support and representation for clients across welfare rights, debt management, housing and employment rights issues, and is passionate about leading GNWCAB to address the high levels of poverty and inequality which have gripped communities in north-west Glasgow for decades. Rob has worked in management roles for over a decade in the charitable sector, designing and delivering projects designed to help individuals and communities achieve positive outcomes.
Ruth is a Jamaican national who has been living in Scotland for 4 years. She is involved with a number of organisations like Scottish Refugee Council, Radiant and Brighter, LGBT health and Wellbeing, LGBT Unity where she offers support to Asylum Seekers who are escaping persecution from their home country because of their own sexuality and experiencing trauma.
Keir is a former International Gymnast who is currently the Technical Director for Olympic Disciplines on the Board of Scottish Gymnastics – part of this role he is the Equalities Champion. He also has a strong commercial background working for A G Barr as Retail and Sales Support Operations Controller, working across a number of customer-facing and strategic roles.