Director, Social Facilitator
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Shona is the founder of SKS and an experienced senior manager specialising in setting up and growing organisations, providing feasibility studies, research and business planning. Shona brings together the breadth of experience gained from thirty years of successfully working both within the commercial business sector, integrated with the cultural ethos of the public and not for profit sector. Shona has a strong focus on employability and health and well being projects. She is also passionate about the role of Corporate Social Responsibility and the contribution business can make to social and community impacts.
Shona is involved in delivering an employability agenda through her role with Work4ME and the Health and Social Care Alliance. For example, Shona recently led on the setting up and development of Work4ME, a user led social enterprise co- operative organisation for those with fluctuating, long term health conditions, tackling work. It is based on an asset based approach, developed as a co-operative and focuses on a person centred model.
Shona is Chair of Social Enterprise Scotland, a Trustee of the Health and Social Care Alliance, a specialist advisor with Cooperative Development Scotland and a specialist advisor with HIE. Shona is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).
Shona has experience of:
- Setting up and growing social businesses
- Developing and delivering fundraising strategies
- Mentoring and supporting third sector trustees, senior managers and chief executives achieve organizational objectives
- Personal lived experience of long term conditions
Shona specialises in:
Working with clients to build and develop sustainable third sector organisations and social enterprises. Delivering projects within the NHS and Local Authorities addressing the challenges of service redesign.