Non-Executive Directors

As a Social Enterprise Grow Communication Limited is also required to have a team of Non-Executive Directors. Our Non-Execs are a fantastic team of experienced professionals from a range of areas.

Lois Cameron

Lois Cameron – Director of Talking Mats

Lois interviewed Jude for her first SLT job in 2003 (she was successful). Lois is an SLT by training and worked in Adult Learning Disability within the NHS for many years. Lois is a founding director of Talking Mats – a social enterprise whose vision is to improve the lives of people with communication difficulties by increasing their capacity to communicate effectively about things that matter to them. Talking Mats is an innovative, award-winning communication tool and is based on extensive research and was designed by Speech and Language Therapists.

David Manion
David Manion

David Manion

David Manion is an experienced manager who has held senior positions within the NHS and national charities. David continues to be a great support for Grow Communication.

Jim Dearie
Jim Dearie

Jim Dearie – Business Consultant

Jim is an experienced business development professional with a strong track record. Jim is director of UXL-Limited delivering results with a broad range of industrial and commercial clients in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Jim has developed his technical and commercial skills in a number of management positions in the electronics industry in Scotland, public sector agencies and currently as managing director of Uxl. He has continually developed his skills and knowledge from his early formal training in Mechanical and Production Engineering (HND) and qualifications include an MBA from the University of Strathclyde.

Due to unprecedented demand, we are putting a hold on accepting new enquiries to ensure that we can continue to offer our high standard of service to families. This is a temporary measure.
We will start accepting enquiries again on Friday 11th of June. We understand that there is a high level of need for support and the team are working hard to be available to as many people as possible.
We appreciate your understanding and patience

Katy Laing/Jude Philip Directors