Forbes was elected to the BPA Board in February 2017.
He is currently the CEO of Scottish Swimming, prior to this he spent 10 years working for sportscotland and before that worked in local government.
Forbes worked closely with the BPA in the lead up to the London Paralympic Games, he was a Director on the Board of British Paralympic Performance Services.
He swam for Scotland in the 90’s, is a qualified swimming teacher, coach and tutor.
Recently, Forbes has been appointed as Chair of the South Lanarkshire Disability Sport Branch.