CEO and Founder – Stephanie Wheen
Stephanie is a physiotherapist with 15 years experience of working with children and young people with disabilities. She has treated over 1000 children in her career and also has a brother with a disability so knows the disability world as well as child health and how to help these children through exercise. She has been running her successful physio practice, Wheen Physio for Children, in Bristol since 2012.
Liz Scholey qualified at Bristol University Medical School. She spent her life working under her maiden name Dr Liz Potter. Initially she specialised in Paediatrics, but spent her last 28 years as a G.P. in Bristol North West. She retired in 2014. She is married to a film and TV documentary maker and has been Director/Company Secretary of his independent media company since his departure from the BBC in 2008. She has also managed his partnership property company with special responsibility for the pension trust.
Esther is a chartered Accountant who has run her own practice for 19 years. She has three children – one with special educational needs, and so has personal knowledge of the service users and the current provision of disabled services local to Bristol.
Kelvin JonesKelvin has been a senior executive for 40 years at the BBC up to board level. He brings extensive knowledge of fund raising, commercial deal making, contract management and project management having run and delivered a number of complex IT projects in excess of £50m. Additionally he has considerable operation experience with accountability and Profit and Loss responsibility for a range of business units within the BBC up to £150m p.a. Kelvin is currently the Business Director of a technology start-up funded by ITV and Channel 4, and is also the Business Development Director for Silverback Films in Bristol.
Richard has spent 27 years as CEO and Founder of Motivation – a highly successful international charity providing wheelchairs to disabled people in the developing world. Since May 2017 he has been Head of Ventures for Resonance, where he supports social enterprises to use innovation and business like approaches to create lasting social change.