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Safe Harbour Staff and our Board of Directors


Corey Beaton

Executive Admin Support Officer

Corey has been with Safe Harbour for over two years, first as a volunteer, and now as Executive Admin Support. He is currently halfway through studying an LLB degree at the University of Strathclyde.

Duncan Shaw 

Chief Executive Officer

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

Duncan has worked in the care sector for over 26 years across a range of diverse settings such as child protection, mental health, palliative care, homelessness, and dementia.


Helen McHugh

Depute Manager & Senior Worker

Helen brings a wide range of skills from over 25 years of experience in primary, social, and holistic care settings. has previously worked in the addictions field and joined Safe Harbour in October 2021.

Board of Directors

Dr Craig Speirs

Chair of Board of Directors

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

Company Treasurer

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.

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Jodie McPherson


Jodie became a Director of Safe Harbour Inverclyde in December 2021 after having served as a volunteer for a number of years.

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Margaret Wallace

Probationary Director

Mags joined the Safe Harbour Inverclyde Board at our AGM in November 2021. She has previous experience in running her own charity and brings a huge amount of energy & enthusiasm into her new role.

Peter Beaton

Company Secretary

Peter works for the DWP and brings a range of practical and social skills to the Board. He has a 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.

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