VHS is a registered Scottish charity (SCO35482) and a company limited by guarantee (SC267315). We have an Edinburgh based staff team and our governed by our Board of Directors and Trustees.
To find out about Board membership, volunteering and internship opportunities, contact Claire Stevens
Claire Stevens, Chief Officer
T: 0131 474 6191
Kiren Zubairi, Policy Engagement Officer
T: 0131 474 6187Kiren joined the VHS team in September 2016 as Policy Engagement Officer. Kiren was previously a Development Officer at the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance, prior to this she worked at Citizens Advice Scotland and SCVO in a range of roles involving policy, research and communications. She has significant experience of working in membership-focused organisations and is responsible for ensuring VHS members are engaged and their views represented in relevant policy and consultation areas. Kiren’s focus is on VHS’s key policy priorities, currently health inequalities, health and social care integration, public health and mental health.
Alison Crofts, Membership and Administrative Officer
T: 0131 474 6189
Lauren Blair, Programme Engagement Officer
T: 0131 474 6190
Lauren joined the VHS team in January 2015 as Programme Engagement Officer. Her role is to develop our programme of consultation events, seminars, workshops and conferences and ensure they are useful, of high quality and engage our members and other stakeholders. Lauren’s role includes establishing new event partners to enable us to extend our reach and capacity. Organising the 2016 Annual Conference is a current major focus.
Lesley Munro, Development Officer
T: 0131 474 6126
Lesley joined the VHS team in September 2013 and is our Development Officer. Her role is to develop new activities that help engage and equip our members with additional skills, ideas, connections and learning. She has successfully delivered two major projects: Digital Inclusion for Health and Learning to Lead in Health.