Andrew has more than 30 years experience in social care in the public and voluntary sectors. He is currently Strategic Adviser, Children Adults and Health Services for the Improvement and Development Agency for local government and spent ten years as a director of social services in Gloucestershire and Leicester. He can talk on a range of issues related to social care, carers and the third sector.
Gail Scott-Spicer, Chief Executive
Gail joined Carers Trust in February 2015 as its new chief executive. She brings with her a wealth of experience drawn from 20 years of working in the public and voluntary sectors. A former deputy chief executive of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, she has led teams delivering all aspects of finance, HR, IT and marketing and communications and was part of a senior team to work on the merger of two organisations, something Carers Trust underwent in 2012. She also has experience of the implications of caring.
Simon became Director of Wales in July 2013 having spent 4 years as Director at Samaritans in Wales and 8 years as Director at Parkinson’s UK Cymru.
Simon works across the Third Sector in Wales and links with Welsh Government, Local Health Boards and our local Network Partners and is able to discuss all issues relating to services for unpaid carers, home care and the work of Carers Trust in Wales. (Welsh speaker available on request)
Kieron manages Carers Trust Wales’ external relations with organisations, Assembly Members and political parties in Wales and is able to speak about health, social care, and education policy as it relates to carers in Wales. Kieron is also the first point of contact for press enquiries in Wales.