Leading housing and care provider Bield has appointed four new members to its board of management following its latest AGM.
Patricia Dawson, Robert Fernie, Isabel McGarvie and Moira Sibbald were elected to replace long-serving board members, Mohanjit Singh, Jacqueline McCormick, Michael McFee and Bill Nicolson.
Susan Napier, chair of Bield, said: “Firstly, I want to thank Mohanjit, Jacqueline, Michael and Bill for their tremendous service and diligence as members of the Board. They’ve been brilliant colleagues and we all wish them well in their future endeavours.
“It’s great to welcome Patricia, Robert, Isabel and Moira to the board. With their vast combined experience and expertise, they’ll fit seamlessly into their new roles.
Patricia Dawson has held a wide range of nursing posts and senior positions, with her most recent post as associate nurse director with NHS Lothian.
Robert Fernie is a chartered management accountant who is joining the board after 36 years in the Scotch Whisky Industry with Chivas Brothers Ltd of Paisley.
Isabel McGarvie has recently retired from her role as a partner in PwC and has vast experience in leadership and management.
Moira Sibbald joins the Bield board after most recently being employed as general counsel and group company secretary of CALA Group. As well as her extensive executive management experience, Moira is a qualified solicitor.
Bield is a registered charity providing a wide range of housing and services for around 20,000 older people across 23 local authority areas.
The charity’s housing and care is designed especially with the older person in mind and offers different types of housing including care, amenity and retirement housing designed to suit people with varying types of needs.