SCIE has around 40 staff made up of practice development managers, information specialists, researchers, digital, communications and administrative staff. To contact our staff, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SCIE 's Executive Management Group
Kathryn Smith, Chief Executive
Kathryn joined SCIE in May 2020.
She was Chief Operating Officer at Alzheimer’s Society and before that, Director of Services at Scope. Kathryn has worked in social care since 1989, including within the private sector, a health trust, four different local authorities and the Commission for Social Care Inspection. She has also taught various social work courses for Leeds University and the Open University. At Scope Kathryn was Director of Services.
Kathryn has previously been a governor for a primary school in Leeds and was Chair of the Guidance Develop Group for Hospital to Home Transitions for the NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care.
Kathryn lives in Yorkshire with her three sons and enjoys horse riding and spending time with her family. Kathryn has personal experience of dementia through her late Grandfather and Great Aunt and ran the marathon for Alzheimer's Society in 2015. Kathryn is passionate about embedding co-production and working in a strengths-based way to find solutions that work for people.
Ewan King, Deputy Chief Executive
Ewan King joined SCIE in September 2014 and leads the organisation’s business development, marketing, research, consultancy and communications functions. Ewan is also the Engagement Lead for the What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care.
Ewan leads SCIE’s work on integration of health and social care, personalised care, asset based approaches, innovation and children’s social care.
Ewan has been Director of Research at the OPM Group, an employee owned research organisation and consultancy. Before joining OPM, Ewan worked as a researcher for the Rt Hon Tessa Jowell MP. Ewan was until recently a Trustee of the Charity Penrose, which seeks to re-integrate ex-offenders and people with mental health conditions into society. He was educated at the London School of Economics and Warwick University.