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Name:

Susan Douglas-Scott

Position:

Chair of the Board

Career:

Susan Douglas-Scott is the Chair of the Board of Directors for ILF Scotland. She is a disabled woman whose career has focused on disability issues. For the past five years, Susan has followed a portfolio career as a freelance consultant in equalities, health, disability and social care. She is a Non-Executive Director of NHS Education for Scotland, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Leonard Cheshire Disability, a large NGO and a humanist celebrant. This follows on from an 18 year career in local authorities and NGOs in the field of disability and health.

 

 

Name:

Alan Dickson

Position:

Board Director

Career:

Alan Dickson is a qualified accountant (Fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant) who has operated at a senior level, within the public sector, for most of his career. He has experience, gained through a variety of roles, of being part of multi-disciplinary teams and of building good internal and external relationships. Alan is also the Chair of Good Morning Glasgow (a charity that delivers telephone befriending to older people) and was previously a trustee of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.

Name:

Fiona O’Donnell

Position:

Board Director

Career:

As Director of Legal at the University of Dundee, Fiona O’Donnell has a stewardship role in the oversight and scrutiny of legal and compliance matters. She has responsibility to ensure probity and consistency of decision making in hearings and panels which can include complex disability issues. Fiona has been a registered mediator since 2004. She is currently working with the charity PAMIS to provide mediation and negotiation skills to carers of profoundly disabled children to assist their engagement with all professionals involved in the delivery of services for their sons and daughters.

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Name:

Liz Humphreys

Position:

Board Director

Career:

Elizabeth has 30 years’ experience of working in the public and voluntary sectors. At Board level, in addition to her experience as Vice-Chair of ILFS, she was a Director and Trustee of the Edinburgh-based charity IntoWork, which supports disabled people in finding employment. She is also a member of Changing the Chemistry, a Scottish charity with the aim of promoting diversity within organisations, particularly at Board level, and was an Independent Prison Monitor. During her career as a civil servant, Liz championed the needs of disabled people and individuals with other protected characteristics through a wide variety of roles, securing improved services and support for both customers and staff.

 

Name:

Mark Adderley

Position:

Career:

Mark is an experienced executive and non-executive director with a passion for equality and social justice. He has over 20 years’ experience in change, transformation, HR and people skills, with executive roles in utilities, NHS, Higher Education and not for profit activity Mark is also a Chartered Director and fellow of IOD and CIPD and brings his experience of governance and passion for people to the board.