Royal Blind Staff

Royal Blind employs over 450 staff across our services in a wide range of roles. Managers working in the Head Office across Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded are featured below. You can also read about our service managers: Royal Blind SchoolForward VisionBraeside HouseScottish Braille PressKidscene and Scottish War Blinded

Mark O'Donnell, Chief Executive

Mark O'DonnellMark joined Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded in June 2017 and brings with him many years of experience in senior management, leadership, health and social care policy and charity governance. 


Michael Cunningham, DPA CPFA, Finance Manager

Michael Cunningham, Finance ManagerMichael is a qualified accountant who is responsible for the financial systems and procedures within Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded.


Davina Shiell, MCIPR, Marketing and Fundraising Manager

Davina Shiell, Marketing and Fundraising ManagerDavina manages the team that delivers marketing, PR and fundraising. She has worked at Royal Blind since 2013. 


Kate Clement, HR Manager

Kate ClementKate manages the human resources function, which is responsible for staff recruitment as well as policies and procedures relating to personnel matters. 


George Notman, Facilities Manager

george Notman, Facilities ManagerGeorge is responsible for looking after all the premises across our services, including maintenance, facilities management, new buildings and re-developments. 


Kevin Burns, ICT Manager

 Kevin Burns joined Royal Blind in 2016. He is responsible for managing our ICT systems  and equipment across all our services.