Hawys Kilday, Director of Services, Royal Blind

Hawys joined Royal Blind in January 2019 from her former role as Assistant Director Children’s Services for Barnardo’s. As Director of Services, Hawys is responsible for mapping and developing new service provision across Scotland, as well as overseeing the management of Royal Blind’s existing services.

MBA educated, Hawys has a background of leadership positions in the education, health and social care sectors. She started her career in the NHS and her roles prior to Barnardo’s include Chief Executive at Caledonia Youth, leading a diverse range of strategic and operational programmes and initiatives, and Director of Brook in Scotland, where she was responsible for managing and developing services across Scotland.