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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.

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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 Deputy-Chair of ILFS, she is Chair of Drake Music Scotland, Scotland’s leading music and disability organisations. 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.

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Name:

Etienne d’Aboville

Position:

Board Director

Career:

An active member of the Disabled People’s Independent Living Movement since 1985, Etienne was closely involved in campaigning for disabled people’s right to manage their own support through direct payments. After spells developing innovative services and promoting co-production in various Disabled People’s Organisations, Etienne is currently Chief Executive of Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living, a DPO that has been providing a range of support, training, housing and employment services since 1996.  Etienne has sat on numerous advisory and consultation bodies on independent living and SDS including the Programme Board which helped establish ILF Scotland. He is currently a member of the Scottish Government’s Disability and Carers’ Benefits Expert Advisory Group and is also a director of Community Renewal, which works to transform communities by empowering and engaging individuals in community activity to improve their health, learning and employability.

Name:

Anne-Marie Monaghan

Position:

Board Director

Career:

Anne Marie has substantial professional qualifications and has over 36 years of experience in social work. She worked in the voluntary sector in youth and community development projects before working in the local authority in community care.

She held a range of senior posts with significant financial, governance, operational and strategic responsibilities demonstrating, in particular, effective skills in commissioning service redesign and the development of innovative practice.

She is a keen advocate of self-directed support and led the largest of the three Scottish Government National Test Sites and was a member of the National Implementation Group.

She brings to the Board her significant experience of social work delivery with skills in learning disability, policy, community engagement and of working in the context of health and social care integration. She has positive track record of managing change and of developing partnership working.

Anne-Marie is a Non-Executive Director on Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Board and sits on the Glasgow Integration Joint Board and is Chair of the East Renfrewshire Integration Joint Board.

Name:

Elizabeth McAtear

Position:

Board Director

Career:

Elizabeth worked mostly in the third sector with involvement in community development for over 30 years, the main achievement of which was the establishment of the Western Isles Citizens Advice Service in 1988. Thereafter she managed the local CAB for 25 years.

She further developed her voluntary work in the community through participation in public services, gaining knowledge and experience of service provision across Local Government, the Health Service, housing and education from primary through to Higher and University level. She acquired a very broad range of skills and experience, including governance, strategic planning, financial control monitoring and the ability to challenge constructively at Board level, all of which she brings to her role on the Board of ILF Scotland.