Safe Harbour Staff and our Board of Directors


Duncan Shaw 

Chief Executive Officer

Duncan has a BA in Sociology and HRM, a Cert In Psychodynamic Practice and Specialist Diploma in CBT. 

"I have worked for 26 years in the care sector, across a range of diverse settings such as Child Protection, Mental Health & Palliative Care, homelessness and dementia."

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Sandrine Gardner

Depute Manager/

Senior Emotional Support Worker

Sandrine has worked in the Social Care Sector for the last 15 years working with both Young People and Adults, particularly in the field of Addiction and Bereavement.

Sandrine is a qualified CBT Counsellor and is BACP accredited as a Psychotherapist.

Mairi Campbell

Emotional Support Worker

Mairi has extensive experience in working with individuals dealing with mental health issues, having previously worked for national services such as SAMH. She has experience working with a range of issues such as addiction, PTSD, autism, sensory impairment and mild to moderate learning disability. 

Board of Directors

Dr Craig Speirs


Dr Speirs worked as a GP within Inverclyde for over forty years. He has a vast amount of experience in the healthcare field and a strong knowledge of the psychological needs of our community. 

Wendy McCallion


Wendy works as a Hospitality lecturer at West College Scotland and also works part time at The Tontine Hotel. She regularly volunteers her time at the service assisting with the organisation's finances.

Peter Beaton


Peter works for the DWP and brings a range of practical and social skills to the Board. He has an education background in Politics and Sociology and is a strong advocate for social justice. 

Therese Galli


Therese is one of our longest serving Board members. She has been involved in community activism for over fifty years and is well known throughout the Inverclyde area. Therese volunteers on a number of other Boards throughout Inverclyde.

Nancy Laing


Nancy has been involved in community activism within the local community for over fifty years. She is passionate about the people and services within our local area, and brings great life experience to our Board. 

Anne Woods


Anne has recently joined our Board of Directors.

She brings a vast range of knowledge and experience to the role, and will be assisting in looking at the service finances.