Kate O Brien

Hello my name is Kate and I am a member of the Advisory Council at Inclusion North.


My Experience


I have been a nurse for 25 years and a commissioner for 6 years

I have a personal experience of getting through the SEND system and have my battle scars to prove it!

I work every day to improve the quality of people’s lives.


My Skills and Knowledge


I understand how the commissioning system works and how we can influence decision making

I can support others to express views and opinions

I am experienced in safeguarding and knowing how to protect peoples rights


What is important to me


That people are treated fairly

Everyone gets a chance to give their views and are listened to equally

That we stay positive


What people say about me


I’m passionate and determined

I can solve problems and get things done

I get on with people and work well in a team

I have a good sense of humour


I Enjoy


Meeting new people


Walking my sausage dog

Spending time with my family