Stephen Pearson

What's your day job?
Senior Adviser, Virgin Money

When did you become a Leuchie trustee?

Why did you decide to become involved with Leuchie?
Meeting guests at a dinner and having my arm skilfully twisted by former CEO Mairi O'Keefe!

What do you do as a Leuchie trustee?
Help with board matters, strategy and legal issues.

What do you get out of it?
The satisfaction of helping an amazing charirty to provide a unique service to guests and their carers.

Tell us one thing about you that we probably wouldn't expect:
I make a mean rhubarb crumble.

If you could invite someone to Leuchie for afternoon tea, who would it be and why?
Nicola Sturgeon - because I'd love her to see the great work that goes on here.

If you could wave a magic wand, what would the Leuchie of the future be like?
That Leuchie would be the first of many respite centres around Scotland providing affordable respite.