About Us

Ascension Trust (Scotland) is a Charity Registered in Scotland, No. SCO41912.

Ascension Trust is a Christian inter-denominational organisation with a passion to empower individuals to work together within their local community and nation, to contribute positively to society and to improve the quality of life of the disadvantaged and vulnerable.

Ascension Trust is a charity and was started in 1993 by Reverend Les Isaac OBE. Reverend Isaac’s mission is to empower churches to be effective as “salt and light” in their local communities.

Les Isaac, Founder of Ascension Trust

Les Isaac, Founder of Ascension Trust

On 22 January 2010, Ascension Trust (Scotland) was formed at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Reverend Isaac appointed Sandy Scrimgeour as the CEO.

Sandy Scrimgeour, CEO of Ascension Trust (Scotland)

Sandy Scrimgeour, CEO of Ascension Trust (Scotland)

Ascension Trust (Scotland) is a charity managed by 8 Directors, all of whom are Christians from different denominations and from a wide range of professional backgrounds. They work together to access and utilise the skills and professional expertise of likeminded Christians and non Christians to develop and implement practical and effective strategies to transform lives, promote community cohesion and advance social justice.