Meet the team

Nikki Slowey, Director and co-founder

Nikki Slowey

“A thriving economy and strong business resilience requires people who are adequately skilled, motivated and engaged. This can only be achieved when business embraces the multifaceted and interwoven aspects of people’s lives – our families, passions and interests.

“I would like to see a complete shake up the old-fashioned 9-5. I am all for innovation in how work is designed.”

e: nikki.slowey@flexibilityworks.org

Lisa Gallagher, Director and co-founder

Lisa Gallagher

“More and more, I hear friends and family talking about how they can balance their career with family responsibilities (whatever that looks like).

"I would like everyone to be able to fulfil their potential and be in a position to choose both a career and the home life they wish while not being held back. This is particularly true for women and something I care a lot about.

“More than ever, we need to be challenging the old-fashioned infrastructure of work being in a static location, full time. Working flexibly simply works better for all of us.”

e: lisa.gallagher@flexibilityworks.org

Geraldine Higgins, Head of Partnerships

Geraldine Higgins

“Increasingly people at every stage of their career are seeking a better work-life balance. Creating this type of working environment requires innovative thinking from employers, and a desire to do what's right for the individual as well as the business. We hear employers talk about that ‘light bulb moment’ when they recognise that allowing people to work flexibly results in immeasurable discretionary effort, loyalty and improved productivity.

“A great flexible working culture quite simply helps businesses perform better. It's hugely encouraging to see this change begin to gather momentum in Scotland and we are proud to work with employers who want to lead that change.”

e: geraldine.higgins@flexibilityworks.org

 

Laura-Jane Clements, Events & Admin Co-ordinator

"In the past few years, I have realised how impactful flexibility at work can be. Whether it be part time work, condensed hours, job share or one of the many other ways employees and employers can work together to create a productive and inclusive work environment.

I am delighted to work with the team to help people navigate through these changing times and to realise their goal of a positive work life balance."

e: laura-jane.clements@flexibilityworks.org


Jenny Legg, Press Manager

“There are stacks of evidence on the benefits of flexible working for people and for businesses. But I remember that it never, ever crossed my mind to work flexibly myself until it became impossible for me - as a new working mum – to get by without it.

“It was a revelation in what I could get done at work and at home.

“Similarly, I speak to employees and employers every week from all kinds of business sectors and walks of life who say flexible working is having a positive impact.

“But there are still people who feel, as I did, that flex isn’t relevant. We need to show them it is.”

e: hello@flexibilityworks.org


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