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.

Thelma is from East Lothian and lives near Dunbar. Since retiring she and her husband spend more time sailing. They have sailed to Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Poland and the Netherlands as well as the UK ports from Shetland to Norfolk.

After 20 years as a member she was Commodore of Dunbar Sailing Club serving for two terms. Thelma was Minute secretary for the Harbour Trust for many years before joining the Board. As well as Editor for the monthly newsletter and the web site she is in charge of events in the harbour, in particular Sparkling Dunbar Festival.

Thelma has been a Trust Director since 2011

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.


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.



As a harbour user, previously through sailing and now as a member of Dunbar Coastal Rowing Club Alistair has an interest in the way that the harbour is run. He is currently the Chairman of the Harbour Management Committee and he joined the Harbour Trust in 2012.

As a resident in the town he has a further interest in continuance of and development of the harbour which is a key resource of the town for the harbour not only provides a source of income to local fishermen but also acts as a focal point for tourists and residents alike.

As a solicitor Alistair hopes to give his free time to preserve and develop the harbour’s infrastructure on which these interest groups depend.

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.

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.

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.

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.