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. James is deaf.
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 recently enjoyed reaching Stage 2 in British Sign Language.
Caroline Player, Director of Operations
Caroline has 28 years experience in the Public and voluntary sector. At SignHealth she is responsible for strategic development of operations, as well as the day to day running of Advocacy, Psychological Therapies, BSL Healthy Minds, DeafHope and Young DeafHope, Supported Living and Outreach. Outside of work Caroline is presently spending the ‘kids inheritance’ and enjoying life to the full.
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 March 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.
Sarah Peter joined SignHealth in 2015, having had a varied career in both HR and training within the commercial, education, public and charity sectors. She has a Masters Degree in Occupational Psychology. Sarah is passionate about positive employee relations, creating high-performance cultures and supporting organisations through change. As well as providing general Human Resources support for SignHealth, Sarah is also responsible for providing advice about approaches to Human Resources and People Management, which are both legally sound and commercial