Claire Hider - Acting Chairperson

Claire was previously a Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager at the Scottish Government and is now currently a Nutritional Therapist.

Anne Gibson

Anne is former National Development Officer/Senior Health Improvement Officer with NHS Scotland. Anne has a postgraduate in both dietetics and community education. She joined the ECF board in February 2019.

Skills that Anne brings to the Board:

  • Capacity Building
  • Fundraising
  • Managing programmes
  • Managing research contracts

Leigh-Ann Hunter

Leigh-Anne has recently taken up post as a Lead Practitioner at Thistle Foundation. Previous to this she was a team leader at Teens+.

Leigh-Anne joined the ECF board February 2019.

Heather Lickley

Heather is the Head of Network Services at Relationships Scotland and is also a self employed Nutritional Therapist. She joined the ECF Board in March 2016.

Skills that Heather brings to the board include:

  • Impact & Outcome Assessments
  • Monitoring & reporting statistics
  • Policies & procedures

George Grierson

George is a Banking Director for Hampden & Co. Previous to this he was an Associate at Magenta HR and a Corporate Development Manager at Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland. George also has experience in Business Development.

George joined ECF Board May 2017.

Skills that George brings to the Board include:

  • Customer relations
  • Consultancy
  • Business development
  • business planning