Meet the Team at SCLD

Ruth Callander

Ruth Callander

Programme Lead: Evidence

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As Programme Lead: Evidence, Ruth ensures that SCLD’s work to promote the rights of people with learning disabilities is underpinned by the best available data. This includes utilising existing data, designing in-house research and collaborating with external partners.


Lorne Berkley

Lorne Berkley

Strategic Lead: Policy and Rights

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As Strategic Lead: Policy and Rights, Lorne engages in policy development at a national level with a particular focus on social security and housing.


Matthew Muirhead

Matthew Muirhead

Development Worker

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Matthew is SCLD's Development Worker - he works to support various projects as part of the Evidence & Rights hub, but also provides support across the SCLD team, helping to create accessible information.


Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell

Head of Delivery

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Linda is the Head of Delivery supporting the implementation of SCLD’s strategic direction, through leadership and management of the organisation’s operational objectives and delivery plan.


Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

Development Worker

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Cameron is SCLD's Development Worker, supporting the SCLD team to deliver events, conferences, workshops and engagement activities, as well as leading on key development programmes, such as employment.


Marion Smith

Marion Smith

Project Advisor

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Marion is SCLD’s project advisor. She supports the team on a number of projects including Our Future Leaders, Scottish Learning Disability Week and our lived experience boards.


Charlie McMillan

Charlie McMillan

Chief Executive

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Charlie is the Chief Executive at SCLD, responsible for the overall strategy of the organisation as well as the staff team.


Graeme Wilson

Graeme Wilson

Finance & Resource Manager

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Graeme manages SCLD's finance and resources, carrying out duties such as processing invoices, paying suppliers and supporting pay roll. Graeme also prepares the monthly accounts.


Jeannie Clough

Jeannie Clough

Include For Good - Programme Lead

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Jeannie works alongside the Include For Good Rapporteurs to co-design, deliver and report on their engagement with people with influence and power in Scotland and to ensure that these conversations lead to actions that will bring about systemic and sustainable change.


Andy Miller

Andy Miller

Strategic Lead: Participation & Partnership

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Andy is SCLD’s Strategic Lead: Participation & Partnership. This includes much of SCLD’s engagement work, and supporting other organisations with policy and practice development.


Kelly Kolatowicz

Kelly Kolatowicz

Head of Business Development

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Kelly is our Head of Business Development.


Michelle Mair

Michelle Mair

Gender Based Violence Project Adviser

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Michelle is SCLD's Gender Based Violence Project Adviser, within our Human Rights hub. Michelle's post is part of the Scottish Government's Equally Safe fund, which aims to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls. Michelle is also a registered learning disability nurse, with over 24 years experience in learning disability nursing.


Lucy Gibbons

Lucy Gibbons

Team Support Coordinator

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Lucy is the Team Support Coordinator at SCLD. She provides day-to-day support to the management team, projects and networks. As well as helping to create accessible information and organise events.