Nan’s professional background is as a Consultant Paediatrician, having served in a variety of roles in the Northern Ireland Health Service over a number of years.   Previously Chair of the organisation’s Children and Young People’s Advisory Panel, Nan now Chairs the Community Services Panel. The Panel oversees a range of Community Service Developments including Children and Young People’s Services, Floating Support, Social and Community Networking Programmes and the development of the organisation’s User Forum.

Nan has a broad range of experience in supporting other voluntary organisations and has had a particular interest in promoting Research and Development in support of services for children with disabilities throughout Northern Ireland, including joint founding the Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register.