Our Board

Board of Directors
Andrew Gibb – Chairperson-Formerly Family Law specialist, Partner legal firm 43 years and past President of Law Society of Scotland. Married 2 grown up children.
Geraldine Gallagher – Vice Chairperson-Qualified in Social Work in 1990. She has sat on a number of committees including the Parole Board for Scotland, Polmont Prison Visiting Committee and a number of Offender Managemnt Committees. She is currently employed in the regulation of care.
Val Clarke- Company Secretary – From the 1970s onwards worked as a generic social worker subsequently specialising in children and families social work with a particular focus on fostering and adoption work and staff development through practice teaching and SVQ  assessment and moderation. Moved into the regulation of care services in 2002. Now retired and joined the Birthlink Board in 2016.
Alasdair MacDonald- Teaching Fellow in the department of Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde. Specialises in the use of DNA for genealogy research (including adoption). He is administrator of the Scottish DNA Project and a member of the Register of Qualified Genealogists (RQG).
Angus McIntyre- Formerly Commercial Property Solicitor, Partner in Edinburgh Legal firm for 30 years. Director responsible for Thrift shops.
Alex Stobart-Joined Birthlink in 2012 and is the Director responsible for Finance.
Ian Todd- Career spans Financial Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Executive Recruitment & Business transformation. Has membership of the PVG and the Association for Project Management.
Alison Wild- Qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and called to the Bar in 2008, specialising in family law.  Joined the Birthlink Board in 2011.