James Watson-O’Neill, Chief Executive
James joined SignHealth in 2016 and has spent more than fifteen years in the charity sector having worked in a variety of roles at Scope and the NSPCC. Prior to that James worked in several private sector organisations, including recruitment, marketing, PR and design. James is a trustee of the disabled-led theatre company Graeae and also a trustee of the UK Council on Deafness, the umbrella body for voluntary organisations working with Deaf people.
Susie Norbury, Director of Fundraising
Susie has worked in the charity sector for over 20 years, mostly in a fundraising/marketing capacity. At SignHealth Susie is responsible for their fundraising strategy and implementation, currently focusing on raising income from trusts, major donors, companies and events. Susie is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, has an Msc in Fundraising & Marketing, and has enjoyed reaching Stage 2 in British Sign Language.
Christopher Reid, Director of Operations
Christopher has recently joined SignHealth in January 2019. He started his career working as the Citizen Advocacy Scheme Co-Ordinator for Deaf People at Action on Hearing Loss and since then has worked for councils developing care strategies and supporting members of the public with sensory disabilities and/or vulnerabilities. At SignHealth he is responsible for strategic development of operations, as well as the day-to-day running of Advocacy, Psychological Therapies, DeafHope and Young DeafHope, Supported Living and Outreach.
Craig Nightingale, Governance & Performance Manager (Maternity Cover)
Craig has been working with charities for the past 12 years, providing support with strategy development, business planning and risk management to organisations including Scope, Relate and Samaritans. Craig will be at SignHealth until April 2019, working with the Senior Management Team and the Board of Trustees to continue the work to ensure the charity is appropriately governed and compliant with regulation, and to support the development of a longer term strategic plan.