Deborah Sloan Community Evaluation NI

Deborah Sloan

Chair, CENI

 

Deborah is an academic at Ulster University with expertise in work-based learning, employability and professional development. She is Course Director of the University’s graduate leadership programme and Programme Director of the University’s postgraduate short courses. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and alumni of the Advance HE Aurora programme for female leaders.

Duane Farrell Community Evaluation NI

Duane Farrell

CEO, Relate NI 

Duane has been involved in the third sector in Northern Ireland for over 20 years, working particularly with the LGBT+ community, young people and older people.  Within his various roles, he has been responsible for monitoring and evaluating the impact of projects and programmes.  He is currently CEO of Relate NI which provides a range of professional counselling and therapeutic services.

Dr Jennifer Betts Community Evaluation NI

Dr Jennifer Betts

Vice Chair, CENI 

Ross has had a long career in undertaking research, evaluations, independent assessments/ audits and public policy and public affairs work.  He has been particularly engaged in addressing the needs and rights of vulnerable children and young people.  He has also designed and evaluated a number of initiatives aimed at delivering on improved outcomes for care-experienced young people.

Ross McCrea

CEO, Action for Children

Ross has had a long career in undertaking research, evaluations, independent assessments/ audits and public policy and public affairs work.  He has been particularly engaged in addressing the needs and rights of vulnerable children and young people.  He has also designed and evaluated a number of initiatives aimed at delivering on improved outcomes for care-experienced young people.