Our multi-disciplinary teams work together to play a key part in our approach to learning, education, care and developing independence for children.
Meet our team
Convener of the Community Committee
Aidan has extensive knowledge of both the public and third sectors, having worked as Chief Executive at Deaf Action, as Project Manager at Scottish Enterprise and as Director of Corporate Services at Apex Scotland.
Outreach Worker, Sight Scotland Veterans
Based in Dundee, as a Sight Scotland Veterans Outreach Worker Carole provides one-to-one support for veterans with sight loss living in East Dundee and Angus.
Catherine has extensive experience of working in public and third sectors, having worked as the Director of Corporate Services in Scotland’s Prisons, working closely with third parties and communities
Lead Nurse, Royal Blind School
Chelsea is Lead Nurse at the Royal Blind School. The Royal Blind School provides specialist learning to young people with visual impairment, including those with complex needs.
Director of Services, Sight Scotland Veterans.
Clair is the Director of Services for Sight Scotland Veterans. She brings with her two decades of leadership experience within national charity services for adults with long-term conditions and disabilities.
Director of Marketing and Communications, Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans
Davina leads the team that delivers all aspects of profile and fundraising activity - marketing, PR, brand, digital, events, policy, internal communications and fundraising.
Dr Dianne-Dominique Theakstone is currently studying towards a master’s in social work at Strathclyde University. Her lived experience of visual impairment due to Retinoblastoma has driven her passion for disabled people’s rights.
Rehabilitation Officer, Sight Scotland Veterans
Fiona is part of Sight Scotland Veterans' expert rehabilitation team, supporting veterans with sight loss across Scotland to regain and maintain their independence.
Director of Services, Sight Scotland.
Hawys Kilday joined Sight Scotland in January 2019 as Director of Services. Before joining us, she was Assistant Director of Children's Services at Barnardo's Scotland.
Interim Head of Community Support
Jenny joined Sight Scotland Veterans as Practice Lead for the North of Scotland in March 2020, before becoming the Interim Head of Community Support in January 2021.
Vice Chair of the Board
Liz Porterfield worked for the Scottish Government Health & Social Care Directorates as Head of Strategic Planning and Clinical Priorities until her retirement in 2017.
Mike is a retired academic and adviser to senior politicians in the UK. He was Head of School and Dean of Faculty in UK and Australian University Business Schools over a 35-year academic career.
Director of Corporate Services, Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans
Stephen is Director of Corporate Services for Sight Scotland and Sight Scotland Veterans. He joined the charities in January 2019.
Care Home Manager
"I feel passionately about making care for older people right, and know that all of us together can make the home the very best it can possibly be to both live and work in."