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Disability Equality Scotland thanks departing CEO

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Morven Brooks will be leaving her position after six years as CEO.

A Scottish disability charity has announced its chief executive is set to step down after a decade with the organisations. 

Morven Brooks will be departing from the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Disability Equality Scotland, effective from October 2022.

The highly experienced third sector leader has ben in post for six years, having taken up the role in 2016. 

Ms Brooks will now take up a leading post on the Scottish Islands, taking over as CEO of Voluntary Action Orkney.

The board at Disability Equality Scotland took the opportunity to thank Morven for her service to Disability Equality Scotland and its membership, wishing her every success with all her future endeavours.

She said: “It is with both sadness and gratitude that I announce I will be moving on from Disability Equality Scotland as CEO.

“I have been offered the role as chief executive with Voluntary Action Orkney and excited to be working with and supporting the third sector in Orkney.

“Over the last six years, in my current capacity as CEO, I am proud and privileged to have had the opportunity to work with our members, access panels and wider partners.

“This has been an incredibly difficult decision to make as I believe that the voice and dedication to improve accessibility in all forms in our society, is leading the way to change.

“I will be supporting our staff team through this period of change and working closely with our board of directors to ensure we continue to support and listen to our members.

“Thank you for your past and continued support of our vision to make life more accessible, equal and inclusive for disabled people in Scotland.”



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