- Signature - Improving communication at every stage of life
- NHS GGC - Maximising well being: addressing the health inequalities faced by Deaf people
- Brian Cavanagh Consulting - “Getting your message across – how to engage effectively with Integration Joint Boards” – a Masterclass
Kimberly is Signature’s Qualifications and Quality Manager, with more than 26 years experience of the Awarding Body sector. She is responsible for developing qualifications and ensuring the quality of the assessment methods, maintaining relationships with government regulators, and monitoring and responding to changes in the education sector today.
Emma is the Commercial Services Manager at Signature where she develops and implements strategies to develop and grow the organisation. She began working for Signature in 2008, during this time achieving her Level 3 in British Sign Language qualification. Emma graduated from Huddersfield University with a BA (Hons) in Marketing and has for the last 18 years worked in a number of marketing and strategic roles, her last role being at BAE Systems.
‘Jac Ross She is the lead for disability and also leads the work on the Equality Act outcomes for NHSGGC. She has been in her current post in the Equality and Human Rights Team for 12 years.
Jac also has the strategic lead for interpreting and drives a core programme addressing the needs of Deaf people in relation to interpreting.
Jac Ross has worked for NHSGGC since 1992. She has a degree in psychology and a Masters in Public Health. She has worked in health improvement targeting groups that were often missed from the mainstream including Deaf people, homeless people and the Black and Minority Ethnic comm unities.’
Paul Hull – Health Improvement Practitioner in Mental Health – Deaf Community.
He currently in an 18 months development post to undertake research on Deafness and Mental Health. This work will help to develop best practices for the Deaf Community through creating fairer access to NHSGGC mental health services. Paul has developed a number of Mental Health resources in BSL that is accessible to the Deaf community.
Paul has a Degree in Communications.
Brian is a respected trusted advisor and mentor to many public and not for profit organisations in Scotland and Ireland. His company Calibrate Ltd, specialises in advising on leadership and influencing.
Brian has significant experience and expertise in the fields of health and social care. For almost 30 years he held a leadership role in health and social care in Scotland. He is a former Chair of NHS Lothian and spent almost 20 years as a member of Edinburgh City Council where he chaired the Social Work Committee for 10 years.
Brian brings an “insider” understanding of how integration Joint Boards operate and what are the both from his experience on health and social care organisation, and his current work on leadership and influencing.