Our spokespeople

If you are looking for a quote or an interview, we have a number of experts who can help you.

To speak to an RNIB spokesperson please contact the PR Team on 0207 391 2223

Here are a few of our key spokespeople:

Steve Winyard, Head of Policy and Campaigns

Steve has been Head of Policy and Campaigns at RNIB since 1995. He can speak on a wide range of issues including social care, employment and disability benefits.

Wanda Hamilton, Group Director of Fundraising

Wanda can discuss all elements of fundraising including major donors, community, corporate partnerships and individual giving, and can comment on the current challenges facing the charity sector today

Clara Eaglen, Eye Health Campaigns Manager

Clara leads RNIB's eye health policy and influencing work. She can speak on topics including eye health, access to treatments, restrictions to cataract surgery and capacity concerns.

Neil Heslop OBE, Group Director RNIB Solutions

Neil has held senior leadership roles in the telecoms industry in North America and the UK. He is a co-founder of 'Blind In Business', a charity which helps blind and partially sighted people into work. Neil can talk about the potential that technology and creative solutions have to improve independence and inclusion for people with sight loss.

Amanda Hawkins, Senior Manager of RNIB's Emotional Support Service

Amanda is a BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist. She can talk about the emotional impact losing your sight can have, and the importance of receiving proper emotional support.  She is also the current Chair of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Robin Spinks, Senior Manager of Accessibility Consultancy at RNIB Solutions

As a technology expert and person with low vision, Robin speaks extensively on the potential that digital technology has to improve people's lives. Robin has worked in the disability and corporate sectors for fifteen years, including four years in international development.

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