Roy Stirrat, Chair
Roy joined the former boards of Link Homes and Linkwide in 2006 and was appointed Chair in 2008. Roy joined the Link Group Board in 2009, was appointed Vice Chair in February 2012 and Chair in December 2014.
Roy began his career in 1975 as a professionally qualified town planner, working with local authorities and private practices before setting up his own practice in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
He went on to set up a property search data business then spent time working with the Public Services Ombudsman before, in 2004, returning to self-employment with a town planning consultancy based in Aviemore.
He has also been personally involved with a wide range of voluntary work, including Rotary in Edinburgh since 1994.
Roy brings to Link considerable experience of housing, economic renewal, environmental improvement and development projects as well as business and organisational management experience.