Meet the board

The board, along with the Managing Director and Service Quality Director, prepare Thera (Scotland) for the future whilst ensuring the quality of what we do.

Suzanne Langford-Commins

Managing Director

Suzanne joined Thera in September 2019. She has worked in social care for over 20 years and has experience which includes change management, project development, campaigns and much more. She is also a trustee of a small Learning Disability charity in her spare time. Suzanne has four children and four dogs. Her passions include equal citizenship and ensuring people can live their very best lives.

Jordan Allan

Service Quality Director

Jordan joined Thera (Scotland) in May 2020. He has worked in the charity sector over the past 7 years and has experience evaluating the support people with a learning disability receive at home and in work. Jordan is passionate about everyone having the same opportunities in life and is looking forward to helping people supported by Thera (Scotland) to lead meaningful lives.

John Feehan

Non-Executive Director

John first heard about Thera (Scotland) through his job with Enable Scotland, when someone told him about an opportunity for him to become a Non-Executive Director. John shares the same values as Thera and enjoys working for Thera (Scotland). The work that Thera and Enable Scotland do makes a big difference in the lives of people with a learning disability.

Morag Armstrong

Non-Executive Director

Morag was a member of the Children’s Panel until her recent appointment to the Safeguarder’s Panel. She has been the Welfare Guardian of her brother for over 10 years and has a particular insight into the challenges faced by people with a learning disability. Morag has practised law for over 25 years, as a Solicitor, an Advocate at the Scottish Bar and a Legal Consultant, with clients in the private, public and charitable sectors.

Denis Rowley

Non-Executive Director

Ian Richards

Non-Executive Director

Ian comes from a business background in the food manufacturing, hospitality and leisure sectors. Over the last 25 years he has served on the Boards of private sector companies, public sector organisations and charities. Ian firmly believes we all have the right to be the best that we can be and to pursue our dreams. In joining the Board his ambition is to work with the Thera team to help the organisation and its members develop, improve and fulfil their potential.

Glenn Tunstall

Non-Executive Director

Glenn served for 30 years as a Police Officer in the Metropolitan Police, retiring as a Chief Superintendent in 2017. Following his retirement, Glenn moved to Scotland and founded Merida Consulting, where he specialises in helping organisations with employee engagement and leadership development. His ambition whilst on the board is to make a difference to the lives of the people that are supported by Thera.

Frankee Fouin

Non-Executive Director

Frankee has been working in social care since 2014. Previously working directly alongside people with a learning disability and autism, and now as a qualified counsellor running a self-harm support service in Edinburgh. Frankee uses her lived experience of autism and her open-mindedness to inform how she works alongside others. Frankee hopes to continue providing a fresh perspective and to continue learning alongside others during her time on the board for Thera (Scotland).

Katie Winn

Non-Executive Director

Rachel Killick

Non-Executive Director

Following a graduate management placement with Thera in 2011, Rachel has been working in various health and social care settings to increase the control that people have over their lives. Now she wants to play her part in supporting Thera (Scotland) to help people live the lives they want, in a way which is true to their Vision.