SCIE has around 55 staff made up of information specialists, researchers, social care workers and administrative staff. To contact our staff, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7766 7400.
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SCIE's Executive Management Group
Tony Hunter, Chief Executive
Tony was educated at Doncaster Grammar School, Oxford University and for his social work qualification, at Nottingham University. After periods as a frontline social worker, a senior hospital social worker and a training and development officer, Tony moved to Barnsley where he ran day and domiciliary services. In 1986 Tony became principal officer, Research and Service Development, with Barnardo’s; then he moved to Price Waterhouse management consultants, working on a range of health and social care projects in Britain and abroad. In 1995 Tony became Director of Social Services, Housing and Public Protection with the new unitary East Riding of Yorkshire Council. In 2003 he joined Liverpool City Council to assist in the recovery of its social services functions. Tony was the President of the Association of Directors of Social Services (ADASS) for the year ending October 2005. Before joining SCIE, Tony was Chief Executive of North East Lincolnshire Council, where he was passionate about promoting the area’s resurgence. He was awarded the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2010, for services to social care. Tony is a Board member of Scope, and sits on various national health and social care groups. Tony was president-elect of the Society of Local Authority Chief Executives before being appointed SCIE Chief Executive.
Ewan King, Chief Operating Officer
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.