West of Scotland Convener
Ian Gallagher was raised in East Dunbartonshire and joined the SNP after the 2014 referendum despite believing that Scotland should be an independent country since his schooldays. Ian is West Convenor of the YSI having previously served as regional secretary of YSI West between summer 2017 and November 2018. Ian was also YSI National Secretary between November 2018 standing down at National Conference in February 2020.
In his spare time is a keen rugby fan and is a season ticket holder with the Glasgow Warriors and is often found reading books covering history, science and much more in-between.