Scottish Housing Regulator marks retirement of Board member, Bob Gil


03 April 2023

Bob Gil, SHR Board Member has retired from the Scottish Housing Regulator Board. Bob joined SHR Board as a member in July 2017 and has served two terms.

George Walker, SHR Chair, said:
“We’re very grateful for Bob’s significant input to SHR’s work. Bob has been an excellent board colleague and source of expertise. On behalf of all my fellow Board members and the SHR staff team we would like say thank you to Bob and wish him the very best for the future.”

Bob Gil said:
“I have very much enjoyed my time at SHR. I would like to thank George and all the SHR team for supporting me during my time at SHR.”

Bob is a qualified public sector (IPFA) accountant, who came to SHR with a wealth of experience including over 25 years’ in the public sector. He is a freelance project management consultant and is on the Board of Trustees of the charity Start Up Stirling. He spent eight years on the board of management of Forth Valley College. He has also worked as a Business Support Manager for Raploch Urban Regeneration Company and for FESFM a facilities management company.

Notes to editors

  1. The Scottish Housing Regulator was established on 1 April 2011 under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010. Its objective is to safeguard and promote the interests of tenants and others who use local authority and RSL housing services. The Regulator operates independently of Scottish Ministers and is accountable directly to the Scottish Parliament. It assumed its full regulatory responsibilities on 1 April 2012. The Regulator consists of the Chair and eight Board members. More information about the Regulator can be found on its website at
  2. SHR sets out how it regulates social landlords in its published framework – Regulation of Social Housing in Scotland.



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