Accountability, Professionalism and Ethical Working sit at the very centre of all of ARC Fitness’s operational practices.

Meet our ‘Arc Board of Trustees Directors’

Bernard Murray-Gates

Bernard is a retired Business Consultant and Educator. Former Director of Goldman Sachs and Former Senior Project Manager with Bank of England.


“I feel very privileged to be part of such a great team. I help ARC out in whatever ways I can behind the scenes creating content and applying for funding”.

Lisa Stewart
Vice Chair

Lisa is GP practice manager with over 20 years of experience within management. Lisa has a real heart for helping people and has a passion for organising and enhancing the lives of other people. 

”I am honoured to be part of the ARC team and endeavour to help make a difference in people’s health and their recovery.” 

Chris Sinclair
Finance Director

Chris has a wealth of expertise working in financing and accounts. As a retired Retired Textile Consultant Chris has spent 8 years as the Finance manager at Cornerstone City Church.

“I love supporting ARC as they seek to help folk deal with addiction and change lives.”

Director / Mental Health Nurse

Yvonne is a registered mental health nurse with special interests in the homeless and those living with addiction. She has had experience working in the field of addiction since 1987.

“I’m so honoured to be working with ARC team and supporting the fantastic work they do within the community.”

Dr Catherine Falls
Secretary / Director

GP with over 20 years of experience. I come in contact with people suffering with addiction on a daily basis.

“I am honoured to be part of the team supporting recovery through physical activity with a proven track record.”


Sam Barbee
aDVICE / Support

Sam is a Sales Director for Learning Pool since 2007. Originally from States, I arrived in Derry in 2001 and quickly fell in love with the people and never made it back.
“I bring my professional experience and my passion for helping people change their lives to the ARC team.”