Eildon welcomes three new board members at AGM
Eildon announces three new board members have joined Board of Management.
Eildon has announced three new board members have joined its Board of Management.
For the first time in the organisation's history, its 47th AGM was held virtually.
Chair Dave Alexander highlighted the organisation's key achievements for 2019–20, including the significant expansion of Eildon’s new build programme, in spite of the current global pandemic; introduction of its Home Improvement Team; progression of the Green Homes Pilot; and progress with the planned expansion for the delivery of extra care housing.
Mr Alexander added: “We are delighted to welcome three exceptional new additions to the board, who bring with them a wealth of experience from a variety of sectors.”
“We have Ms Eibhlin McHugh who has recently retired from her role of Co-Director of the Public Health Reform Programme with Scottish Government and Cosla. Ms McHugh has held a range of posts across the voluntary sector, further education, local government and the NHS. She was the Chief Officer of Midlothian Integrated Joint Board, tasked with the delivery of the integration of health and social care services.
“Mr Paul Gilbert is an academic expert in climate change, low carbon heat, energy efficiency and fuel poverty (from an energy efficiency perspective) who has a PhD in renewable technologies, and CEng Chartered Mechanical Engineer.
“And Mr Gary Brown, BA Accounting P/Q ACCA has 33 years’ experience of working in financial roles, across a range of sectors, as accountant and as chief financial officer.”
Mr Alexander concluded: “These three new additions will give further strength to our already excellent board.”