Autism NI CEO wins Best Newcomer Award!

  • 13-03-2019

Congratulations to our CEO Kerry Boyd on winning the 'Best Newcomer' Award at the CO3 Leadership Awards 2019.

The CO3 Leadership Conference and Awards 2019, sponsored by Ecclesiastical Insurance, was held on 7th March 2019 at the La Mon Hotel, Belfast and was a great opportunity for leaders in the Third, Public and Private sectors to network and celebrate the incredible achievements of the people who have transformed so many lives in Northern Ireland.

Kerry Boyd comments, "I am very proud to have won this prestigious award for leading a forward-thinking and dedicated staff team at Autism NI. By being part of this team for over ten years, I have seen the charity develop and deliver vital services for the autism community across Northern Ireland and I am proud to build on this success. As we look forward, it is a particularly exciting time in my role as CEO as we are developing new projects and expanding our staff team in order to improve our service reach to better support our many autism families."

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Kerry assumed her post as CEO on 1st April 2017. During this time, she has found ways of delivering new services when demand is rising, whilst retaining the skills that were in the organisation and building areas of development that has increased the staff team.

As a newcomer CEO; Kerry’s resilience, passion and dedication at a time of unprecedented need has enabled the charity to expand services, maximise reach and deliver outcomes to meet the needs of the autism community.


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