Who We Are

Living Wage Employer

Govanhill Baths is proud to be a living wage employer


The GBCT Board consists of 17 members. 12 members are elected annually by the AGM, one staff representative (non-executive) and two are co-opted.

Jean Adair


A local resident for over 60 years, Jean is a retired medical receptionist. She is actively involved with local Community Councils, and runs a knitting club at the Baths.

Frances Diver

Director & Secretary

A campaigner since 2001, and organiser of ‘Open Doors’ events. Frances, a retired art teacher, also runs our pottery classes as part of the Baths Wellbeing Programme.

Qasim Khan


An active campaigner to save the Baths since he was 14 years old. Quasim is now a local business man with a number of varying portfolios.

Donnie McFadden


A carer and disability rights activist, involved since 2001, Donnie has lived in Govanhill for most of his life and has served as the Chair of local community action groups.

Alan Walsh


A music producer and sound engineer, Alan has lived locally for 24 years. He currently works for a local organic food supplier, Locavore.

Alex Wilde

Director & Chair

Alex is a local artist who’s practice is rooted in community engagement, specifically working in health, education and disability sectors.

Vivienne Wilson


A Communications and Engagement Officer at NHS Health Scotland, Vivienne focuses on tackling health inequalities. A member of the Steering Group for Digital Leaders Scotland.

Non-Executive Trustees

Ann Conacher

Director (non-executive)

Grew up in Angus. Ann has an MA in French and Russian and a Master in Public Health, both from the University of Glasgow. She has worked for the NHS since 1998, currently as a project manager based in NHS Health Scotland. She has managed the Scottish Public Health Network since 2006, which undertakes national projects on a variety of public health issues

Kate Dahlstrom

Director (non-executive)

Carl Fenelon

Director (non-executive)

Originally from Birmingham, Carl has spent more years living in Glasgow. He is employed as a hospital-based pharmacist with a range of duties including service evaluation, practice research and audit. He has lived in the Queens Park area for 14 years. He is keen to see resources for all develop in the area, which is one of the many reasons for supporting Govanhill Baths’ restoration.

Gerry Hassan

Director (non-executive)

Gerry lives locally and is a Scottish writer, commentator and academic. He is currently Senior Research Fellow in contemporary Scottish History at the University of Dundee. He is an associate for Demos. where he led their Scotland 2020 and Glasgow 2020 programmes and OpenDemocracy. He has written widely in the Scottish and UK press on topics and issues related to the United Kingdom, particularly Scotland.

Mhairi Hunter

Director (non-executive)

Soryia Siddique

Director (non-executive)

Fatima Uygun

Director (non-executive)

Fatima has been involved in the campaign to save the Baths and as a volunteer for 14 years. She was appointed as manager of GBCT in 2015.