Chief Executive, Henry Simmons

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Henry Simmons joined Alzheimer Scotland as Chief Executive in August 2008, prior to this he worked as an Executive Director with ENABLE Scotland. He is a registered Social Worker, RMN and has an MBA.  

Henry has over twenty years’ experience in the health and social care sector and has spent the majority of his career in the voluntary sector, primarily involved in developing new community-based person-centred services.

Henry has worked in both the learning disability and mental health fields.  He was a Board Member of Alzheimer Europe for several years and is a General Member of the Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland.  He is also chair of the NHS NES/SSSC Dementia Programme Board and currently a member of the Fair Work Convention.

In July 2015, Henry was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Queen Margaret University.

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