Gordon was appointed as the CEO of VASLan in December 2010 and works closely with a Board of Volunteer Trustee Directors in delivering Third Sector Interface services for South Lanarkshire. He is the Voluntary Sector representative at the South Lanarkshire Community Planning Partnership; Integration Joint Board; and Getting it Right for South Lanarkshire's Children Partnership. Gordon also participates on a wide variety of other Boards, Strategic Groups and Partnerships. He was previously a career Civil Servant for the Department of Employment; Within the Enterprise network he worked in areas of economic and business development support before joining the third sector in 1997 working in the fields of Employment, Charity development and Funding. He has a wealth of experience in supporting and working in the sector.