George Walker Chair
George was recruited externally in July, the interview panel consisted of two of the employee forum members who were involved in the deciding on the successful candidate. George comes to Caledonia Social Care with a wealth of business experience.
Derek Oliver Managing Director
Having had family experience of dementia, Derek was keen to work directly with people living with the illness. Undertaking many roles in his career with the organisation including time as a senior home support worker, self-directed support (SDS) advisor and being a practice team leader has enabled Derek to experience the positive impact person centred support can have on a person with dementia and their family.
Stuart Robertson Operations Director
Stuart has worked in the social care environment for the last 18 years and qualified as a RMN in 2001. Taking on this exciting challenge with Caledonia Social Care, Stuart has worked in variety roles including Support Worker, Team Leader, Project Manager and Service Manager with Alzheimer Scotland.
Kevin Craik Trustee and Non-Executive Director
Kevin has always worked in the finance field and is Alzheimer Scotland's Director of Finance. Kevin also holds the position a a trustee role on the board of the Royal Highland Education Trust and of Crew 2000.
David Mason Non-Executive Director
David joined the board in May 2019. He has worked in senior leadership roles in a wide range of sectors, from retail to financial services and from manufacturing to hospitality. Since ‘retiring’ he has set up his own leadership consultancy and is currently qualifying as an Executive Coach. David is an advocate of lifelong learning – and he continues to learn from his coaching clients in every session!
Tony Connelly Employee Elected Board Member
Tony is a Social Care Worker and has been with the organisation for 5 years. Tony was elected by his colleagues to represent them on the employee forum and on the Board.
Ross Wilson Employee Elected Board Member
Ross is the Care and Support Manager for East Dunbartonshire Services and has been with the organisation for 5 years. Ross began as a support worker and became a Manager a few months before the start up of Caledonia Social Care and was elected by his colleagues in the management team to represent them on the Board and the employee forum.