The Harbour Trust is always interested in receiving expressions of interest from those who would like to give back something to the community.

Please e maill This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you woul like an informal discussion on the role of trustee.

Alternatively please complete the attached application form to be found under "Information for Candidates" in this section.

Alasdair is a Chartered Accountant now retired from the Logistics Industry.He is married with four children and nine grandchildren.

Alasdair is Treasurer of the Dunbar Sea Cadets and his interests include the management of the Dunbar East Beach Seaside award, the regeneration of the Shore and Harbour neighbourhood area and golf at Dunbar.He is also the Treasurer of Dunbar Community Council and Dunbar Civic Week Committee. He helped to establish Dunbar Dementia Network SCIO and is a trustee of that charity and he is also a Director of Belhaven Surf Centre Ltd which is another local orgnaisation set up with charitable objectives.

He is responsible for the general administration at the harbour. He joined the Harbour Trust in 2012.

Paul Ingram is self employed and is an active member of the harbour community.

He is currently Treasurer of the Dunbar Rowing Club and is a member of the Sailing Club.

He is a qualified RYA Sailing Instructor, enjoys diving and surfing, and has recenty taken to fishing.

Paul joined the Harbour Trust as a director in 2015 and leads the Trust's Health & Safety programme.

Steven has been a member of the Board since 2009. As a qualified architect Steven is actively involved in the future improvement of the built environment in the harbour. 

A local resident, self confessed land lover and father of 3, Steven has a keen interest in sport which is a good fit with his current job as Project Manager with Sportscotland.

Steven would be interested in hearing your thoughts on future projects in the harbour and in particular on the Dunbar Battery project which he led. Steven currently orgainses the Friends of Dunbar Battery.

John was a founder member of Dunbar Harbour Trust Association going on to be a Board Director following the Harbour Revision Order creating Dunbar Harbour Trust in 2004 when he served on the Board for 7 years.

He is an active member of Dunbar Sailing Club and has had a boat in the harbour for over 20 years. John is re joining the Trust after a break to pursue other interests and looks forward to helping develop the harbour for the benefit of the community.


Alastair is an RIBA accredited conservation architect and a trustee of the Cockburn Association, Edinburgh’s Civic Trust.

He brings this experience to the Dunbar Harbour Trust with the intention of assisting on strategic overview of the harbour’s development and a more specific interest in McArthur’s Store, where he worked with the fisherman as a photographer for a number of years.

He lives on Victoria harbour with his partner, children and two rescued greyhounds.

Alastair joined the Harbour Trust in 2020.

Paddy has been an active harbour user in Dunbar for 20 years. He is Chair of Crerar Hotels, and he and his wife farm outside Stenton. Paddy works in community related projects as a non executive Director of the Highlands and Islands Enterprise. He is also patron of Scotland’s most supported hospitality charity.




Robin Hamilton a retired civil engineer has been on the Dunbar Harbour Trust for 5 years and has lives in Dunbar. Before retiring he worked as a Director with East of Scotland Water and has had 25 years working in the water industry.

He is married with 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren Interests include curling, golf , walking, Rotary and caravanning.

Robin is in charge of the Harbour Trust's infrastructure projects and he joined the Board in 2009.


Kenny has been a Harbour resident 10 years, spending only 30% of time in Dunbar, but now semi-retired thus in future 80% in Dunbar. Living above the slipway at Custom House Square gives Kenny & Pamela superb views over the Firth of Forth & an view of harbour life.
 He has been involved with the sea as a surfer, lifeguard, sailor, rower and currently sailing & skiffing from the Harbour. Kenny was born in Fairlie,near Largs, teen-years in St. Ives, Cornwall, and thence has lived mainly overseas in Barbados, Hong Kong, Switzerland, most-recently in France working as an airline-pilot air-examiner on mainly Boeing & Airbus aircraft.
 Married with children & grandchildren, so a busy life. Dunbar Harbour's history is fascinating & its future is vital for fishermen, sailors, tourists & children. Kenny joined the Trust Board in 2014.

Eric Robertson is a harbour resident and runs his own design business in Dunbar.
A member of Dunbar Sailing Club and East Lothian Yacht Club he enjoys sailing dinghies and yachts.
A former commodore of East Lothian Yacht Club he organised many of the club's successful national sailing events.
Eric has a particular interest in the future development of Dunbar harbour.



Yvonne, a local resident, has two daughters and one granddaughter.

She works as a self-employed Disability Access Consultant and is an active member of the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC). Previous experience includes a substantial career in Scottish Government and the City of Edinburgh Council, working within Equalities and Housing.

Yvonne actively participates in local events and activities as she is passionate about the sustainability of local communities and the environment. She currently leads the environmental programme for the Trust. One of her other goals as a Director of the Dunbar Harbour Trust, is to increase and promote social activity within the Harbours & Battery, bringing new opportunities, visitors and wealth. Your views are always welcome.

John joined the Harbour Trust in 2020.