Jenny's day job is an executive director for Thera Trust where, in addition to her strategy and performance role, she shares the Director of Quality and Involvement role with Matthew Smith, who brings to the role his lived experience of learning disability alongside his professional experience in advocacy. Jenny was 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 developed their opportunities and move on from institutional care. Jenny is dedicated to facilitating and enabling the leadership of Thera by people with a learning disability.