Lynne Turnbull – Chief Executive Officer
Lynne lives in Cheshire and has been Chief Executive of Disability Positive since 2009. She has lived experience of disability and identifies as a disabled person.
Lynne is Chair of the North West Regional Network of the Cabinet Office – Disability Unit, and is passionate about working with the social model of disability and moving towards a world that is Disability Positive.
She lives in Cheshire with her husband, step-son and big daft Labrador.
Matthew Lord – Head of Finance
Matthew joined Disability Positive in 2019, having previously worked in a finance role for a national charity. Matthew is also on the board of the North West Care Cooperative.
Outside of work he enjoys sport, particularly football, rugby and golf.
Lindsey Walton-Hardy – Head of Services
Lindsey has worked for Disability Positive for 14 years. Before moving into the voluntary sector, Lindsey had a senior management career spanning over 10 years where her focus was business development, mobilisation and budget management.
Lindsey is passionate about making sure our services truly meet the needs of people with lived experience of disability and long term health conditions.
She is kept busy with her three children, husband, and a rescue dog and loves spending time with family and friends, swimming, visiting the theatre and travelling.
Kate Foster – Interim Head of Development and Business Operations
Kate joined Disability Positive in 2022 and is Interim Head of Development and Business Operations.
After a successful career in Marketing, Kate brings a wealth of experience to her role and is looking forward to developing partnerships and helping to grow Disability Positive so that we can reach even more people living with disability and long-term conditions.
Away from work, Kate loves spending time with her family and her guilty pleasure is watching Love Island.