The following people bring a range of experience and expertise to Kindred’s Board of Trustees:

Huma Barrie – Chair of the Board  – Huma has two children, the younger of whom has additional support needs. Her original career was in the retail garment industry, and she has since worked as a freelance photographer and run her own photography business for the last twelve years.

Becky Goss – Becky has recently completed 2 full terms as a trustee of Kindred, and now has kindly agreed to support the board during 2017/18 in an informal capacity, as an adviser and facilitator. Becky has two children and works as Manager of Human Resources at Edinburgh University Students Association.

Khalida Hussain – Khalida has a young son with additional support needs, and she has set up a support group for mothers of children with a new diagnosis of ASD. She has twelve years’ management experience with Marks and Spencer, and she currently works in the financial sector on fraud prevention.

Lesley Clemenson – Lesley is due to join the board on 21st February 2018. She has an adult son with additional support needs, and returns to the board having been one of the original founding members of the charity in the 1990s. She has worked in media advertising and charity fundraising, and has a wide experience of serving on charity and school boards.

Siobhan Hogg – Siobhan is the parent of a child with additional support needs. She has seven years’ experience in the corporate sector and ten years’ experience in the voluntary sector, where her current role is Branch Development Officer for the National Autistic Society Scotland.