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The Boys’ Brigade’s Trustees are known as the ‘Brigade Executive’. This is made up of elected representatives from the five ‘regions’ of BB UK & RoI – England, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Find out a bit more about each of our Trustees, as well as what BB means to them in 3 words.

David Aubrey QC, Wales

Lee Bird, England
Lee is a governance professional and currently works in healthcare regulation. He has represented the Brigade nationally through the Youth United Network and at the House of Commons as part of the All Party Parliamentary Group.
BB in 3 words: Friendship, faith, pride

Drew Buchanan MBE (Chair), Northern Ireland
Drew has over 30 years managerial experience in the public sector and currently works as the Managing Director for a web design agency.
BB in 3 words: Advancing the Kingdom

Ronnie Campbell, Scotland
Ronnie worked for over 40 years in Glasgow’s public library service in various roles and latterly managed the 32 Community Libraries across the city.
BB in 3 words: Fun, faith, fellowship

Robert Cunningham, Scotland
Born and bred on the family farm in Lanarkshire, when not “in BB uniform” Robert is a solicitor practicing mainly in the rural and agricultural sectors.
BB in 3 words: Faith, fellowship, friendship

Philip Daley, Republic of Ireland

Jaime Ellis, England

Thom Hammond, England

Michael MacAulay, Scotland
Michael enjoys volunteering with the BB because it provides a sense of achievement in helping young people to learn, grow and discover. He works in retail as a Deputy Manager of a supermarket.
BB in 3 words: Fun, friendship, community

Steve Mann (Treasurer), England
As a Chartered Accountant Steve has worked in both the commercial and not for profit sectors and recently obtained an MSc in Charity Accounting and Financial Management from City Business School.
BB in 3 words: BB is best

Revd Leigh Maydew (Chaplain)
Leigh is a Methodist Minister currently serving in South Gloucestershire after spending a number of years working within the Charity Sector. He continues to serve the BB because he wants to give today’s young people some of the opportunities that were given to him.
BB in 3 words: Friends, faith, fun

Paul McCarroll, Northern Ireland
As well as being a member of the Brigade Executive, Paul also works as the Secretary of Belfast Battalion. Before his appointment as Battalion Secretary, he worked within the retail sector as a Senior Manager gaining twenty years’ experience of business management.
BB in 3 words: Empowering young people

Philip McKinley, Northern Ireland

Ian Rumbelow, England
Ian has been a Headteacher for over 20 years and has experience of working in many different school settings, from big cities to rural and from very small to large primaries.
BB in 3 words: Exciting, challenging, dynamic