Homestart has been my family. When you fall they will catch you. I didn’t get any support from my family. You don’t feel alone- I know I can call and someone is always there for me. Home-Start is the light at the end of the tunnel. Support has been amazing and been Invaluable.
End Review feedback from Mum
MEET THE TEAM
OUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Alan Webb worked mostly in the automotive sector for over 16 years, focussed on consumer, marketing/digital and future skills/education. He reduced his working hours earlier in 2017 to spend more time looking after his two young children. Alan is now an independent advisor on leadership, learning and work-life influences to other organisations. He has also been a Hearing Chair and Panel Member at Children’s Hearings Scotland before joining our Board of Trustees in 2016. Alan has particular interest in education, early years, care experience, adoption and family inclusion in services and communities.
Matthew Trotter (Treasurer) joined the Board in February 2013 following his move to Glasgow after graduating from the University of Stirling. He is a Chartered Accountant and a member of ICAS (the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland). He currently works for Turbine Services as a Financial Accountant, following time at PwC and Johnston Carmichael as an auditor.
Jo Walmsley is an Arts Producer with over 10 years’ experience in public engagement and programme delivery within the creative and cultural sector. Jo has worked on a number of major events including the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay, Glasgow Commonwealth Games’ Culture 2014 and the Turner Prize 2015. Jo previously spent 8 years as a volunteer befriender and joined the board of Home-Start in July 2015 motivated by her interest in contributing to her local community.