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Steve Brady - Trust Manager

Steve joined the Trust in 2004 straight from a 24-year career in the Royal Navy most latterly as a Warrant Officer 1st Class. 

A background in personnel, payroll, financial, legal and admin matters lent itself well to his appointment as Trust Manager, where he continues to employ many of those skills in his current business role at the Trust. 

Additionally, he manages and maintains The Tobacco Merchants House, the Trust's A-listed property in central Glasgow, which is also let out to a small number of tenants.

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Karen MacLeod - Administration Assistant

Karen provides administrative support within the Trust on a part-time basis. 

She joined the Trust in November 2011 after spending a number of years as a stay-at-home mum. 

Prior to this she worked in an administrative role in a variety of organisations and sectors.  Karen is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde.

Karen works mornings, until 12.30pm. 

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Gaby Laing - Heritage Officer

Gaby Laing

Gaby works as Heritage Officer for the Trust. Her role incorporates delivering the Civic Pride Campaign.

A graduate of the University of Cambridge in History and King's College London in Digital Humanities, her experience to date has largely explored the relationship between people's identity and their local environment, as well as how digital technologies can best serve heritage organisations.

Gaby joined the Trust in August 2015 having previously worked for the University of Glasgow Archive Services.

Gaby works part-time, Tuesday-Friday. 

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Nicola Godsal - Project Officer


Godsal is curently managing Doors Open Days and My Place Photography Competition

Godsal graduated from Glasgow School of Art's Environmental Art department in 2002. She has worked on many projects in the creative and heritage sectors in Scotland including with NVA, Maid of the Loch, Kelvingrove Bandstand, and Glendale Women's Café. She is passionate about community, about creating opportunities for people, and about broadening experiences for all.

Godsal works Monday and Thursday all day, Wednesday and Friday mornings.

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