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[Clare Cromarty | Will Bee | Waqas Hussain | Steve Brownlow | Lesley Hughes | Sam Swinstead | The rest of the team]
Clare is an experienced diversity and disability trainer. She has an interactive style, enabling her to engage with participants in a meaningful way. She has delivered training to a wide range of Freeney Williams' clients
Will was Director of Wales in the Former Disability Rights Commission where he became an expert in the field of transport and the Public Sector including the Disability Equality Duty. He is a highly experienced leader in the public and voluntary sectors with a successful track record in setting up new organisations and leading others through times of change.
Waqas is an inspirational Disability and Diversity trainer who, as a result of his ethnic background and disability, has a unique insight into disability and race issues. He has worked nationally and internationally on promoting diversity and raising the awareness of the social model of disability. He has undertaken research and delivered training to organisations ranging from UNESCO to public and private sector organisations.
Steve is one of the original associates of Freeney Williams Ltd and has worked alongside Rick to develop the groundbreaking approach to auditing the accessibility and usability of websites, e-recruitment, intranets and other software applications. He has a wealth of experience in the technical field relating to reasonable adjustments in relation to IT and data systems.
He has worked extensively in the interactive learning field which has given him a deep insight into how users interact with IT and in particular in the field of disability. Recent projects include advising on the accessibility and usability issues for several high profile websites including Odeon, National Trust and the Business Disability Forum. He has also been supporting the National Trust in developing an inclusive and accessible virtual tour programme.
Lesley is an experienced access consultant, trainer, architect, and administrator, with a sound understanding of the disability aspects of the Equality Act 2010 and the concept of inclusive environments. Lesley is experienced in carrying out training in relation to access and the built environment. She is also an expert in carrying out access audits and design appraisals on a wide variety of buildings, in relation to current design guidance (including BS8300:2001, Approved Document M 2004 Edition).
Sam is a dynamic and innovative professional with skills across a broad range of HR, training and development functions. Experienced in disability, diversity and management development training. she has worked with a broad range of clients successfully delivering complex and demanding programmes.
Other associates within our team have specialist experience in the following areas:
- Fire and Safety
- Emergency Evacuation
- Employment, Commercial and Property Law
- Building Design