Jenny Garrigan

Director of Quality and Involvement

Jenny is Director of Quality and Involvement and Director of Strategy and Performance at Thera. She is dedicated to facilitating and enabling the leadership of Thera by people with a learning disability.
Jenny Garrigan

Jenny has spent her career supporting people with a learning disability who have complex needs to move on from institutional environments and have more opportunities and to take control of the design and delivery of their own support.

Jenny was brought up in Angus, Scotland and qualified as a nurse (RNLD) in Dundee the mid 1980s She has worked in the NHS and for local authorities leading and managing a range of provision, before working in the independent sector. Prior to being a director with Thera, she led the development team in a specialist NHS Trust.

In addition to her strategy and performance role in Thera, Jenny 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.