Gordon is a former Senior Banker (with Clydesdale Bank) with experience in business and corporate banking. He also has third sector experience as a charity trustee.
Gordon enjoys all sports and in particular golf. He is a family man with two grown up children and a granddaughter.
Born in Aberdeen, studied in Edinburgh, qualified in England, married into Glasgow.
As my finance career has bounced me across various organisations and around the country, I have sought out community sport and exercise everywhere I lived for health, happiness and friendships. As a jack of all sports and master of none, I am most energized and enthused in the multi-discipline setting. And it was a work opportunity at Glasgow 2014 (as well as persuasive qualities of my now wife) that drew me to Glasgow in 2012. As an East-coaster my first 30-years, I am now a committed convert to the unique qualities, spirit and values of Glasgow and its people.
While by day I lead the Finance team at GCU, I love to explore the art-splashed streets and open spaces of Glasgow thereafter. I was delighted to join the Board of Movement Park in late 2017, to provide my professional finance assistance in guiding and growing the charity. And ever since joining, I am continually inspired by the passion, dedication, care, ambition and impact of the team in promoting physical activity and serving its communities.
Claire is an independent consultant in information management. She works in a range of sectors, currently specialising in social care, and is a registered data privacy practitioner. Her career has taken her from the north-west of England to the west of Scotland via various other points of the compass. She helps organisations apply proportionate governance and is familiar with developing digital preservation strategies to address the problems of managing legacy information assets and historical archives.
She has been part of the Board since 2019 and enjoys learning about the transformative work they do across their activities. Her prior involvement with a sailing charity (Able2Sail) and Riding for the Disabled has given her an understanding of the significant results that supported activity can achieve.
Colleen Osborne is the Portfolio Management Lead for BBC Research & Development with responsibility for the performance management and strategic alignment of technology innovation. Since joining the BBC in 2007 she has held a variety of Production Management roles across Radio, Sport, Gaelic, News & Current Affairs, as well as Digital and Learning teams. An APMG Change Management Practitioner, she has worked across large organisational change programmes including HR initiatives. She has also recently spent time negotiating content deals with independent production companies as a Commercial, Rights & Business Affairs Manager.
Colleen is local to the Movement Park community and has two young children. She joined the board in January 2020 and is a strong supporter of developing opportunities for local children and their families.
My passion has always been dedicated to using play, sport, and physical activity to strengthen communities. I draw inspiration from my professional experience, which has allowed me to observe the substantial benefits of empowering communities through local oganisations. I have experiences of representing children and young people across Scotland as a member of the Young People’s Sport Panel. I have also supported Youth Sport Trust by volunteering as a Team Member and guest speaking at their sport conferences.
My experience volunteering and working for sports governing bodies and local children's organisations enables me to raise the voices of young people and share my enthusiasm for community learning development. This enthusiasm pervades my work and my delivery in local primary schools and communities.
I am currently the Senior Children's Worker at Royston Youth Action, as well as the Programme Manager for the Beacon Warriors.
Ian has a professional background in rugby and triathlon coaching, PE Teaching and more recently lecturing at City of Glasgow College for Sports Coaching and Fitness, Health and Exercise.
Whilst studying for his MSc in Performance coaching at The University of Stirling he become a S&C Coach and found the love (and the importance) of mobility, flexibility, physical literacy and to develop young athletes to be more confidence in ground based movement.
This is why he was drawn the outstanding work and provision of Movement Park. He hopes to bring his passion and expertise in Coaching and Coach Education.
Daryn is a PGA Professional who currently operates at management level in sporting organisations. He spent much of his early career engaging and delivering sport to kids and saw first hand the power that sport has to transform lives for the better.
With an interest in community development and closing the attainment gap through sport and physical literacy, he now sits on the Board as of January 2023. Daryn is local to the Movement Park community and has two young daughters.
As Head of Planning at a creative communications agency, Gill helps shape how brands connect with their audiences by developing brand and marketing strategies that deliver organisational growth.
Working with brands of all shapes and sizes, Gill has helped numerous charities, public sector bodies and sports organisations to meet their objectives, including delivering pan-European campaigns to encourage more young people to participate in sports.
As previous Chair of the IPA Creative Effectiveness Forum in Scotland, Gill also brings sound understanding of how to evaluate societal and commercial impact and demonstrate that marketing strategies are working to deliver their intended results.
Gill's been part of the Movement Park community for a good few years now, is a regular at Parkour and hugely passionate about how she can help shape our future.