Our Steering Group

Ian Allen, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Ivanka Antova, School of Law, QUB

Bronagh Byrne (Co-Chair), School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, QUB

Pauline Fitzsimmons, NOW

Goretti Horgan, University of Ulster   

Karen Hall, Disability Action

Colin Harper, Visiting Research Fellow, QUB 

Rebecca Shea Irvine, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, QUB

Berni Kelly (Co-Chair), School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, QUB    

Mark Linden, School of Nursing and Midwifery, QUB      

Joanne McDonald, Bamford Monitoring Group and Mencap

Anne McGlade, Health and Social Care Board

Rosie McNaughton, Cedar Foundation

Ruth Morrison, Praxis Care  

Lindsay Wallace, Contact a Family

Theresa Nixon, Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

Mark O’Hara, Department for Employment and Learning

Tony O’Reilly, Independent

Joanne Sansome, Independent

Alan Sheeran, Independent

Allen Thurston, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, QUB