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Neil leads and manages Camphill Scotland, working with the Board to set the organisation's strategic direction and taking responsibility for governance and finance, as well as the day to day work of the organisation.
Neil Henery - Director
I am a qualified social worker with my first substantial experience working in a therapeutic community in Edinburgh before working in the local authority with children and families. I moved into organisational development with Barnardo's Scotland before working as an independent consultant and researcher. I have a PhD in social work, nursing and spirituality and I have recently completed an Open University MBA. I really enjoy working for Camphill Scotland as it enables me to bring together all these diverse experiences for the benefit of our members; I also relish the opportunity to highlight the great contribution Camphill communities make to a national audience.
Robert McGeachy - Policy & Engagement Manager
I have worked in the UK Parliament, and have extensive experience of influencing policy development and legislation at Scottish Government and UK Government levels, and in the Scottish and UK parliaments. I have held various posts in the third sector, in which I have led campaigns that have secured significant changes to legislation, including the Children's Hearings legislation, the Social Care (Self-Directed Support) legislation, and the Welfare Reform legislation. I have also developed public affairs strategies which have helped to raise the profile of organisations such as Action for Children Scotland and NSPCC Scotland.
Jennifer Leiper - Administration & Finance Officer
I am often the first point of contact with Camphill Scotland, dealing with telephone and email enquiries. I maintain the website, edit the members e-bulletin, keep the books in order, look after all aspects of the office and support the staff and Chair. I enjoy escaping from the office on occasions to visit communities and meet members. I have a relief job with L'Arche, providing one to one support to people with learning disabilities.