As depute CEO, Marianne’s role involves strategic, policy and partnership work as well as direct delivery of programmes. She leads on our work with young disabled people and has particular expertise in training and accessible information.
Marianne has worked in the disability sector for over 25 years, and was a founder member of GDA before coming to work here in 2010. She is also on the board of Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL).
Marianne is passionate about social history and is currently researching the history of her street and local area. She loves Doc Martens, going to music gigs, Sci-fi and confesses to being a bit of an IT geek!
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