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Senior Management Team

Helen Simpson

Helen Simpson - Chief Executive

Helen trained as a Registered General Nurse and Midwife. Following 26 years clinical and managerial service in the NHS, she joined ACCORD in 2002 as Nursing Director. A graduate of Paisley University and the University of Glasgow, Helen was appointed Chief Executive of ACCORD Hospice in March 2012.

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Helen.Simpson@Accord.Org.Uk

Brian Hunter

Brian Hunter - Clinical Services Manager

Brian started his training in 1987, qualifying as a Registered Nurse in 1990. After 7 years of varied clinical experience he joined ACCORD in 1997 as a Senior Staff Nurse. The early years saw him graduate from Paisley University with a BSc in Palliative care and subsequently went on to achieve a MN in Palliative Care from Glasgow University. He became the Charge Nurse of the Inpatient Unit in 2001, progressing to be the Clinical Services Manager in 2007.

0141 581 2000

Brian.Hunter@Accord.Org.Uk

Barbara Garrity

Barbara Garrity - Finance & Support Services Manager

Barbara has the responsibility to ensure the effective and efficient provision of services including the Finance, Catering, Housekeeping, Drivers and Maintenance Departments at ACCORD. Barbara joined ACCORD in 2001 as a Finance Assistant, she holds the Chartered Management Institute Diploma in Management and Leadership. In 2011 Barbara was promoted and became part of the Senior Management Team and provides and receives support from the Chief Executive and Board of Directors.

0141 581 2000

Barbara.Garrity@Accord.Org.Uk

Kenneth Mathie

Kenneth Mathie - Head of Income Generation

Ken joined ACCORD to be in charge of the Fundraising Department in 2001 . He became part of the Senior Management Team in 2011 and last year his responsibilities extended to both ACCORD's shops and lottery.Previously he worked as a Key Accounts Manager in the drinks industry . He also represented Scotland on the Board of the National Association of Hospice Fundraisers for over 10 years.

0141 581 2000

Kenneth.Mathie@Accord.Org.Uk

Eileen Sutherland

Eileen Sutherland - Administration Manager

Eileen is a member of the Senior Management Team of ACCORD. Eileen has a vast knowledge of clinical administration both in the written and electronic format. Eileen ensures the hospice is compliant with all aspects of Information Governance and supports the Chief Executive in their role as Caldicott Guardian.

0141 581 2000

Eileen.Sutherland@Accord.Org.Uk

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