Our team

Chief Executive: Rob Gallagher

Rob worked in a number of management roles across the third sector in Glasgow and Edinburgh over the last decade, before being appointed CEO of GNWCAB in March 2019. Although this is his first role in the advice sector, Rob has led organisations and projects committed to achieving positive change for communities, and equality and inclusion for people from a variety of backgrounds. Most recently, Rob was CEO of the Edinburgh Remakery, an award winning social enterprise that promotes and provides repair and reuse education and services, and refurbishes unwanted IT equipment and furniture as a means of reducing waste and helping people save money. Prior to that, Rob was a programme manager for Impact Arts, a national community arts charity that delivers creative projects in some of Scotland's most deprived areas. Rob has specific experience in designing and delivering projects aimed at helping people achieve positive outcomes in their lives, be it employment, education and training, or projects which help improve family and community resilience to better improve opportunities for children and young people. Rob sits on the board of trustees for LEAP sports, a charity which promotes and supports leadership, equality, and participation in sports across Scotland.

Contact Rob by email: [email protected]

Our Management Team

Operations and Advice Manager: Amber Cully

Amber has worked for GNWCAB for 4 years, Currently in the role of Operations and Advice Manager, overseeing the projects and frontline advice services. Amber started her GNWCAB journey in 2016, as an Adviser in the NHS team, then was project coordinator for the NHS team for 2 years.

Before working at GNWCAB, Amber worked for twelve years supporting people with help finding employment. In addition, she has worked as a Financial Inclusion Officer and Project Coordinator for a small charity, Drumchapel L.I.F.E. Amber is passionate about helping make a difference to people’s lives and is an advocate for all that we do here at GNWCAB.

Business Development Manager: Rebecca Tracy

Rebecca joined GNWCAB in November 2019. As our Business Development Manager, she is responsible for our fundraising efforts, and overseeing our communications team. She also works with the CEO on strategies for future service expansions, and operational contingencies.

Since finishing her studies in Multimedia Journalism at Glasgow Caledonian University, Rebecca has worked in the third sector for more than six years in both the UK and abroad. While volunteering for four months in Nicaragua, with Raleigh International on a pilot small business project, Rebecca found a strong interest in business development, and has since worked in a number of roles related to organisational development and improving service delivery.

After Nicaragua, Rebecca worked as a video journalist in Azerbaijan for the 2015 European Games. Following on from this, she lived and worked in Tanzania for over 2 years as a Communications and Development Manager, improving the service delivery, communications and fundraising strategy for a charity working with street children. After this, she worked in Tajikistan improving the services given to parents and children at a school, such as establishing a counselling service.

Once back in the UK, Rebecca joined Alzheimer’s Research UK, working in policy, corporate communications, and fundraising. Now at GNWCAB, Rebecca is looking forward to working with local people to ensure services are as accessible as possible for those who need them.

General Bureau Coordinator: Hannah Beaton

Hannah studied Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Glasgow. After earning her degree, she worked as an intern at the International Street Paper Network, where she mainly worked with social media output and their events such as Vendor Week. After travelling for 6 months, Hannah began volunteering at GNWCAB. Thereafter she started a job as a General Adviser. Today, almost three years since she started volunteering with us, Hannah is now the General Bureau Coordinator, working closely with clients and volunteers to run GNWCAB's front-line services.