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

Becky Goss – Becky has been a trustee of Kindred since 2008 and is Manager of Human Resources for Edinburgh University Student Association. Becky has two young children.

Cecile Guilloteau – Cecile has joined the board in 2016 and is working for Queen Margaret University Students’ Union as Welfare and Representation Co-ordinator. Her University study background was in Management for non for profit organisations.

Siobhan Hogg – Siobhan is parent of a child with additional support needs and is Branch Development Officer for the National Autistic Society Scotland.

Peter Schuller – Chair of the Board – Peter is the father of a child with additional support needs and has extensive experience of business management, having been Director of one of the UK’s largest cruise tour operators.

Celia Sweeney – Celia is a Social Scientist with a major in Psychology who has a background in marketing and sales. A single parent to three wonderful boys, the youngest of which has additional needs, she is also an active campaigner for carers rights and a delegate to the Carers Parliament, is proficient in advocacy work and volunteers with Fabb Scotland..

Sharon Veelenturf  Sharon is mum to two boys, both of whom have additional support needs. She is also a foster carer. Historically, Sharon worked in residential childcare and also as a children’s rights and advocacy worker. Currently, she’s also a parent representative for the steering group for the National Managed Clinical Network (NMCN) for Children with Exceptional Healthcare Needs (CEN).