I am a disability equality consultant specialising in access issues, independent living (particularly through direct payments). Disability Equality and the Disability Discrimination Acts 1995 and 2005.
I have been an accredited Auditor with the National Register of Access Consultants (NRAC) since 2003 and become licensed with the Disability Rights Commission (now Equality & Human Rights Commission) to deliver Disability Equality Training.
My goal is to see a barrier free society where disabled people are fully included within mainstream activities, both personally and professionally.
Specialities: Access Auditing, Disability Discrimination Act, Inclusive Design Adviser, Consultancy, Disability Equality Training.
DP Consulting (Disability Equality Services) Ltd
April 2001 – Present (16 years 8 months)
Disability Discrimination; Equality; Training; Disabilities; Public Sector; Organisational Development; Strategic Planning; Policy; Business Strategy; Private Sector
University of Leeds
PgDip. Disability Studies
University of Brighton
BA(Hons), Accounting & Finance
Enthusiastic and self motivated Project Manager, with a strong track record for leading and supporting others. Has a proven capability for working under pressure, handling responsibility and finding solutions to problems. Melanie is a qualified PRINCE 2 Practitioner and committed to delivering a high level of performance. During her 16 years of Project Management experience, she has successfully delivered large complex projects as both an IT and Business Project Manager.
Aged 67. He founded Avesco Group and floated it in 1984 prior to its introduction to the Official List of the London Stock Exchange in 1988, and, as Executive Chairman, he sold it in December 2016. He is a Non-Executive Director of Charlton Athletic Football Club.
Over the past 40 years’ experience in the industry with qualifications in Business Administration. Has worked both in the Public and Private sectors including travel, IT, HR and the NHS.
Personal Assistant to Danny Puresh
Plays a major role in Mystery Shopping, which involves working closely with all aspects of the mystery shopping projects including planning of routes and objectives, follow up liaison and “shadowing” throughout the journey. Simon has completed BSL Level 1 and is currently studying for BSL Level 2.
Office Administrator/Executive Assistant to Danny Puresh.
The role is to assist Mr Puresh with e-mails, arranging appointments as required, following up same and keeping Mr Puresh informed of outcomes. Also works closely with Mr Puresh’s Personal Assistant, Simon, in helping complete the Mystery Shopping Train forms.