Jamie joined HWO in 2009. With a diverse background in a variety of commercial ventures, as well as a focussed career (since 2000) in education, health and social care, Jamie brings his wide-ranging experience to bear in the role of Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Jamie has overall responsibility for the organisations strategic and operational direction, as well as supporting the trustees in matters of governance. This includes: planning and implementing strategic initiatives, identifying funding streams and contract negotiation, the development of services and management of individual projects, developing policy, best practice and procedure and the direct management and supervision of the team.
“I’ve been keen to seek out personal and professional challenges in my life, gaining wide and varied experience and demonstrating my adaptability, self-motivation and tenacity. I relish the diverse opportunities that HWO has given me to grow professionally and as a person. It’s given purpose to my sense of justice. To utilise my energy and experience for the good of others is deeply rewarding”.