Board Members

Mags Greig

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Mags has worked in the Deaf sector for over thirty years, first of all as a residential child care worker, then as a manager, and now as a freelance BSL/ English interpreter. She is also a qualified social worker and holds her SQA Award in Leadership and Management in Care Services. Mags works part time as an SVQ Workplace Assessor for Health and Social Care. Mags joined SASLI in 1997 and has been involved with the Board of Trustees since 2015, becoming Chair in 2017.

Lindsey Greig

Member of the Board of Trustees

Lindsey worked for Baillie Gifford & Co, Investment Managers for 31 years as Head of Client Relations and Chief Executive of Baillie Gifford Savings Management. Her role included data protection responsibilities, anti fraud and anti money laundering duties and policy setting. She took early retirement in 2017 and joined SASLI (latterly SRLPDC) as a Trustee in the same year. Lindsey’s father was profoundly deaf and she has been a lifelong supporter of deaf charities. She is married with one daughter.

Andrew Richardson

Member of the Board of Trustees
Andrew has extensive experience of working with deaf and disabled children, young people and adults. He is particularly skilled in safeguarding, having worked with children, young people, adults and families in the voluntary, education, health, private, statutory and sporting sectors for over 28 years.
 
A Safeguarding Consultant at the NSPCC for eight years, during which time he worked with over 600 organisations, services and businesses, Andrew is now the Safeguarding Assurance Manager for National Deaf Children’s Society and Deaf Child Worldwide.
 
Born profoundly deaf and using a cochlear implant since 2015, Andrew uses BSL interpreters almost daily, lip reading, speech and sign language to communicate. Andrew has first-hand experience and knowledge of the various settings in which clients and interpreters meet, as well as understanding of the various dynamics that may exist within the relationship between the client(s) and interpreter(s). A father to four children, of whom one has autism and another is deaf, he has personal and professional investment in the world of communication support and interpretation.
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