INVERCLYDE Leisure have announced the appointment of Dr Liz Cameron OBE as their new board director and trustee.

A recognised UK and Scottish leader from Inverclyde, Liz comes with a wealth of knowledge having established and run several businesses and spearheaded the Scottish Chamber of Commerce as director and chief executive.

Dr Cameron said: "I am delighted and very honoured to have been appointed to the board of Inverclyde Leisure Trust.

"It is a great opportunity for me to contribute into local developments.

"It is already a fantastic organisation, with great people who provide outstanding services throughout our communities.

"Inverclyde Leisure has many fantastic assets and I look forward to working with the other trustees and the team to enable further growth, increased facilities, and investment, which will hopefully bring even more people into Inverclyde to experience what a fantastic area we work and live in.”

Liz was awarded an honorary doctorate from the West of Scotland University for her work supporting businesses and is also the chair of WEvolution, a nationwide initiative that supports individuals, particularly women, to set up their own businesses.

Bill Hawthorne, Inverclyde Leisure chairman, added: "We are happy to welcome Liz to the board.

"Liz is highly experienced and has a wealth of knowledge to help drive Inverclyde Leisure forward."