Assistant Director, Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
Fiona is Assistant Director at the Institute of Public Care at Oxford Brookes University. IPC offers applied research, consultancy, skills development and informatics to care providers, councils, and NHS organisations. Fiona is an experienced manager of complex change programmes, and a qualified facilitator and coach supporting the development of managers in the sector. She has over 20 yearsâ€™ experience leading capability building programmes for social care organisations. Her specific areas of expertise include organisational learning and development, commissioning and market shaping, and data protection. She has a good grasp of the use of digital technology in the sector and leads the IPC team working on the national Adult Social Care Data and Cyber Security Programme. She is also working with the LGA to evidence the benefits that digital innovations can bring to the adult social care sector.