Accessibility Manager, Group Disability & Mental Health Team
Lloyds Banking Group
During a career of over 20 years Ross has delivered in a variety of roles within Lloyds Banking Group but is now an established thought leader and subject matter expert on Disability in the Workplace with extensive expertise in implementing and managing a workplace adjustment process. He has a great understanding of Accessibility requirements in both the built and technology environments.
His work in the field of Disability has gained significant respect and alongside his career job he leads Changing Places International mission to set the Global standard for fully accessible toilets and is a member of Gatwick Airports Independent Accessibility Panel. He Co-Chairs and established employee network WharfAbility and more recently has started working with Permobil on developing their wheelchairs to be even better! On top of all of this he manages his own team of carers to enable him to live a fully inclusive life – his friends and colleagues question whether you will ever meet anyone so determined.
Ross uses his Banking, HR CiPD and lived experience of disability to deliver on his passion for making not only Lloyds Banking Group but the world a more inclusive place for Disabled people. He persistently challenges the status quo in a positive professional manner bringing a sense of reality and humour to often difficult conversations. Extremely organised and methodical he has a gentle plain talking style with Stakeholders of all levels.
Out of you’ll find Ross at Anfield supporting he beloved Liverpool or at home cooking for family and friends. He is a bit of a gadget geek too and slightly obsessed with Ralph Lauren.