Chair of Bellshill & Mossend YMCA
Councillor Jordan James Linden is Depute Leader of the
Scottish National Party (SNP) Group on North Lanarkshire Council.
Duncan is a retired toolmaker. As well as being on the board at YMCA Bellshill and Mossend, Duncan is also a member of many other boards and committees including Bellshill Citizens advice Bureau, Voluntary Sector Partnership Group and Bellshill Community Council to name but a few.
Duncan is a manager and Elder of the EU Congregational Church and can be seen doubling as Father Christmas annually at Braehead Dobbies Garden Centre
When Duncan has any spare time, he enjoys playing carpet bowls and watching snooker and darts.
Eddie has worked for the Department for International Trade (DIT) for seventeen years, including overseas Trade Roles in India and China. He was Head of Trade for Western India in Mumbai 2007 to 2011 and then Head of Retail for DIT in China, based at the British Embassy in Beijing, until May 2015. He has led teams in developing sector strategies, delivered major visits and events in both these markets, including the British Prime Minister, David Cameron in December 2013 and HRH Prince William and DIT Ministers in March 2015.
On returning to the UK in 2015, Eddie was Head of the Aid Funded Business Team, looking to support UK companies to work with the World Bank, African Development Bank, UN and other MDBs. Eddie then joined the Infrastructure Team in 2017, initially leading on the Construction and Water Sectors before focusing solely on Water in Sept 2019.
As Head of Water for DIT, Eddie proactively engages the UK water sector and its supply chain to best represent UK export priorities and capabilities. Coupled with Eddie’s extensive overseas network and market insights he works to align overseas need with UK export strengths.
Joseph is currently the Vice President and Match Secretary at Orbiston Bowling Club. With a background in youth work over many years at the Focus Youth Project in Viewpark and also founding member and former Secretary of Thorniewood Community Council, Joseph brings a vast knowledge of
community engagement and empowerment to the board.
In his spare time he also manages to fit in his full time job as a Senior Civil Engineer.