Jean Smith
specialist development consultant; co-founder and director, NY Salon

Jean is a professional fundraiser based in London and co-founder and director of the NY Salon. She also co-founded and directed a major volunteer-led arts organization in Birmingham providing a platform for artists to show their work which might otherwise be ignored by mainstream venues. Jean’s work to challenge perceptions of people with disabilities and people living with mental illness has provided an open platform for debate on the issue and she has developed practical strategies to enable more productive, independent living.

 

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