Spokespeople

Our spokespeople use one-page profiles in their organisations and in their personal life. They have stories to share about one-page profiles in health, education, social care, with dementia, learning disabilities, autism, in divorce with families and with staff. To request an interview or quote please submit a media enquiry.

Brian HutchinsonBrian Hutchinson is Chief Executive of national support provider Real Life Options, for whom person-centred thinking is a vital part of enabling the people they support to take real control of their lives. Read Brian’s one-page profile.

Cathy HigginsCathy Higgins, Headteacher of Oxley Park Academy in Milton Keynes uses one-page profiles with all Oxley Park pupils and teachers to deliver the very best education and support people as individuals. Read Cathy’s one-page profile.

ability mediaClare Pelham is Chief Executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) and as a student worked as a volunteer supporting disabled people. Previously Clare was the inaugural Chief Executive of the Judicial Appointments Commission and has held senior civil service positions in the Cabinet Office, the Home Office and the Department of Constitutional Affairs. Read Clare’s one-page profile.

Gail Hanrahan Gail Hanrahan uses a one-page profile with and for her son Guy, who is 23 and lives in his home with full time support. She uses a one-page profile to communicate well with Guy’s support team “How I like to be supported in my relationship with Guy”. Read Gail’s one-page profile.

Howard Norris Bank PrimaryHoward Bousfield Head Teacher at Norris Bank Primary School. Howard feels passionately that one–page profiles have helped him improve communication with his staff team and be better at his job! Read Howard’s one-page profile.

Helen SandersonHelen Sanderson, Director of international training, development and consultancy team Helen Sanderson Associates (HSA) and a founding member of the Learning Community for  Person-Centred Practices. Helen first developed the one-page profile for her daughter Laura in 2004 and now champions their use globally to celebrate people’s individual gifts and talents and advocate better choice and control. Read Helen’s one-page profile.

liz wilsonLiz Wilson was working with Helen Sanderson Associates when one-page profiles were being developed and has specialist knowledge of their use with families and family carers whom she works with through NDTi and Dimensions. Read Liz’s one-page profile

Max NeillMax Neill is a Community Connector in Lancashire, also a person-centred thinking trainer, is part of the development team for the ‘Community Circles’ Project and is a Director of the International Learning Community for Person Centred Practices. Read Max’ one-page profile.

sally percivalSally Percival, family carer has used one-page profiles with her son Alex who has a learning disability, autism and mental health issues and her mum who has complex health needs and dementia. Both her mum and son have better choice and control in their life because they direct their own support. Read Sally’s one-page profile.

sherannSherann Hillman Advocate, Family Leader, Parent Forum Co-Chair and “Community Champion” Proud of Stockport Citizen awards 2013. Read Sherann’s one-page profile final

Stephen StirkStephen Stirk has over 30 years’ experience in human resources and was Director of Human Resources at the social care charity United Response for 6 years where he introduced over 3000 staff to one-page profiles. Stephen now has his own consultancy company. Read Stephen’s one-page profile.

Dimensions_TOGSSteve Scown is Chief Executive of Dimensions, the second largest voluntary provider of services for people with autism and learning disabilities in the UK. Steve has been the driving force behind Dimensions’ award winning Customer Journey work that is culminating in a whole organisational transformation project. Read Steve’s one-page profile.

Sue Atkins headshotSue Atkins is an internationally recognised Parenting Expert, Broadcaster, Speaker and Author. Sue uses one-page profiles with parents and families to give clarity, direction and confidence during a divorce. Read Sue’s one-page profile.

Tracey Bush croppedTracey Bush, Managing Director of Spiral Health Community Interests Company and the first Hospital unit to introduce one-page profiles to all patients. Read Tracey’s one-page profile

Victoria_MetcalfeVictoria Metcalfe Dementia Consultant with Anchor, champions one-page profiles for people living with dementia because it supports people to live well, by focusing on relationships and enabling real choice and control in what matters to and for the person. Read Victoria’s one-page profile