Sue Bott CBE

Director of Policy and Development, Disability Rights UK

Sue Bott, a disabled person with visual impairment from birth, has been active in the disability movement in the UK for many years.  Currently she is Director of Policy and Development at Disability Rights UK, a merger of the National Centre for Independent Living (of which she was Chief Executive), Disability Alliance and Radar.  Previous to that she spent fifteen years working for a Centre for Independent Living (Shropshire Disability Consortium) initially as its development worker and latterly as its Chief Executive.  She has a first degree in political theory and institutions and a masters degree in public service management.  She was made a CBE in the 2014 New Year Honours List for services to disabled people and their families.  She lives in London and has two grown up children.