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Councillor W Gibson

Councillor William Gibson


Councillor William Gibson was appointed Leader of North Ayrshire Council in May 2012.

First elected in 2007, Councillor Gibson represents the Saltcoats and Stevenston ward and served as Depute Leader of the SNP during the last administration.

Since joining the Council, Councillor Gibson has been involved in a variety of Council and external bodies, chairing North Ayrshire Licensing Committee and becoming a member of the COSLA Education, Children and Young People Executive Group.

As well as being Leader of North Ayrshire Council, Councillor Gibson is Chair of the Cabinet, Community Planning Partnership and Community Health Partnership. He is also a non-executive member of Ayrshire and Arran NHS Board.

Councillor Gibson taught mathematics at a number of secondary schools and was Depute Head Teacher at Auchenharvie Academy in Stevenston for eight years.

Born and raised in North Ayrshire, Councillor Gibson attended Ardrossan Academy. He is married with four children and has a wide range of sporting interests, particularly rugby and golf.


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