Qualifications: M.A M.Phil (psych)

Length of experience: 22 years senior management experience within the voluntary and statutory sector.

Positions held: Head of Operations (Cosgrove), MCN manager NDCS Scotland, Head of Operations, Scottish Health Council, Healthcare Improvement Scotland Depute Chief Executive, Who Cares? Scotland Depute Director, Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care at the University of Strathclyde

Professional/Special Interests: My heart has been with Children’s services throughout my career, and much of my focus has been on improving social care services, as well as developing involvement forums, for service users and staff.

Specific area of focus/interest within Cosgrove: Driving organisational development, visibility and efficiency, implementation and development of effective systems.

One fun fact - I’m a champion dancer!