Peter JungWe are delighted to announce that Peter Jung, Operations Manager at Turning Point Scotland, has been elected as the Chair of ARC UK. Peter has been a member of the ARC board of trustees as the Scotland Chair since 2011, supporting James Fletcher in his role of Scotland Director.

Peter said, “I have been on the board of ARC for almost five years and throughout my time I have been continually impressed with the dedicated effort staff in every nation apply to their work; this has made real and lasting improvements to the lives of people with learning disabilities across the UK and it is a genuine privilege to have been elected as Chair of such a strong and vibrant organisation.”

Peter is an Operations Manager for Turning Point Scotland and has worked at a senior level for nearly thirty years, managing and developing services for people with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health conditions in both statutory and voluntary sectors.

Turning Point Scotland is a Scottish based Social Care charity that provides support to some of the most vulnerable people in our society including those who have Learning Disabilities, Mental Health conditions, addictions, people caught in the criminal justice system, those who are homeless or at risk of being becoming homeless.

Máire Gallagher, Managing Director of ARC UK said,  “The appointment of Peter as the ARC UK Chair is a very positive move for ARC and we are really pleased to have someone with his experience and knowledge leading the Board as we continue to drive the organisation forward.”

Peter’s appointment has now created a vacancy on the ARC UK Board for the role of ARC Scotland Chair.  Further information about this great opportunity will shortly be circulated to ARC Scotland members.  Please contact James if you would like to have an informal discussion about the position: james.fletcher@arcuk.org.uk