The following people bring a range of experience and expertise to Kindred’s Board of Trustees:

Huma Barrie – Huma has two children, the younger of whom has additional support needs. Her original career was in the retail garment industry, and she has worked as a freelance photographer and runs her own photography business.

Lesley Duncan – Lesley has worked in the Scottish financial services industry since 1993 and brings a range of different skillsets to the Kindred Board.  

Colin Herbert – Colin has three children, and his youngest daughter has been supported by Kindred over the past two years. Colin was Head of HR within the health service latterly in NHS Borders. He is a Foster and Children's Hearing Panel member and is currently an employment specialist within the Citizens Advice Bureau.

Stewart Kirkpatrick – Stewart learned about the wonderful work done by Kindred through the incredible support they gave to his nephew. He is a leading campaigner, with particular expertise in mass communication and people-led actions. He is the Head of Impact at the independent media organisation openDemocracy.  He will be focusing on campaigning as in his previous appointments as Head of Scotland with the digital campaign organisation 38 Degrees and Head of Digital at Yes Scotland.

Hilary Pippiette - Hilary is a Private Client solicitor with 25 years of experience in supporting families through end of life planning and bereavement. She is also a bereavement support volunteer with Marie Curie, and a qualified end of life Doula, and has worked as a carer providing support at home and in a care home setting. As a Day Care Officer with the Day Care Team at the Eric Liddell centre, Hilary offered outreach support to people in the community living with dementia, and their families. She has four adult children.