Meet the board

The Camden Society (London) has a board who are locally accountable and responsive to the needs of the people we support and our staff teams.

Jenny Garrigan

Non-Executive Director

Jenny's day job is an executive director for Thera Trust where she shares her Learning Disability Leadership role with Matthew Smith, who brings his lived experience of learning disability to the role alongside his work in advocacy. Jenny was born and brought up in Angus, Scotland and qualified as a nurse (RNLD) in Dundee the mid 1980s. Since then, she has worked in both health and social care. Throughout her career, Jenny has focussed on working with people to develop their opportunities and move on from institutional care.

Simon Conway

Non-Executive Director

Simon studied Classical Archaeology at Cambridge University before starting his career with the National Audit Office. He has worked in local government and in the NHS, where he has worked in both acute and community health trusts, latterly as Finance Director. Simon has also been a voluntary director for a number of housing organisations before working for Thera Trust

Neil Douglas

Non-Executive Director

Since qualifying as a dentist from Sheffield University in 1989 Neil has worked in general practice in the UK and New Zealand. This has included working part time for Kingston Community Dental Service where he would look after adults and children with learning difficulties in a community setting.
Neil owns and runs two dental practices in South West London and Surrey.
He is married with two children and lives in Wimbledon