Alasdair is a Chartered Accountant now retired from the Logistics Industry.He is married with four children and six 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 responsible for Health & Safety and 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.

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 Lamer Island project which he led.

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.


Andrew is 68 years old married with two sons.

He is a trained Quantity Surveyor and worked for Morrison Construction as senior estimator and quantity surveyor. He spent over 10 years working in South Africa working from building low cost houses to being the surveyor in charge of constructing the Holiday Inn on the Wild Coast.

Andrew describes himself as a hard dedicated worker to any project he undertakes and most importantly is a team player.

Barry has been a shellfish merchant at the Cromwell Harbour in Dunbar since 1978. He buys mainly from the local fishing  fleet than hold in his storage system before shipping on to customers in the UK and Europe.
Barry is married to Lynne and they have two children and two grandchildren. Barry advises the Trust on matters relating to the fishing industry and joined the Board in 2013.

Alison joined the Harbour Trust in 2018, having moved to Dunbar in 2015 to enjoy a more outdoor lifestyle. Brought up in the Scottish Borders, before moving to Edinburgh over 30 years ago for work, she has been keen to re-enter into a local community again and participate in local activities  She already enjoys hill walking and has recently joined the Dunbar Coastal Rowing Club with her partner. 

Having been a midwife for over 30 Years and a nurse before this, she is hopeful she has many transferable skills to bring to the Harbour Trust for the ongoing development of the harbour so that it can remain at the heart of the community.

Barry is the Director for Youth Charity at The Duke of Edinburgh Award. Previously he was Chief executive for Ocean Youth Trust Scotland.

A keen offshore sailor Barry is a yachtmaster instructor and has over 20 years’ experience of working with young people in a sail training environment.

Barry is in charge of the Trust‘s external communications and represents Dunbar Harbour Trust on the Flag Committee.



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. One of her 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.