Board of directors


Barrie Levine
Convener.   Barry Levine is an academic in the Social Work field.   His background includes family social work, addiction services, HIV and AIDs, supported accommodation, homelessness and young peoples’ rights in the care sector.

Willie Croft
Company Secretary.   Willie has worked at a senior level in both Local Authorities and Housing Associations for a number of years. He has interests in all areas of policy but has a particular interest in energy efficiency in houses, eliminating fuel poverty and dampness, as well as the sustainable use of energy. Willie was also one of the first specialist Money Advisors in Scotland.

Yvonne Finlayson
Treasurer.  Yvonne heads up Business Development for the Government and Public Sector Team in a Professional Services firm. She is responsible for building networks, competitive tendering and coaching. Prior to this role she has worked in senior positions in the public and private sectors and has been a trustee of 2 charities, latterly as Vice-Chair.  In addition to her trustee role Yvonne also works with disadvantaged young people to help them find routes to employment.

Paul D. Brown
Director.  Paul Brown has been Principal Solicitor and a member of the Board of LSA since 1989. His interests include housing law, criminal injuries compensation and legal policy issues.

Carol Scott
Director.   Carol is a Welfare Rights Officer with a particular interest in those suffering from a cancer diagnosis.   She works at Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre in Glasgow.

Garry Burns


The following also attend at Board Meetings:

Ronald Franks, CEO.