With a background in medicine and academia, Dr Stephen Duckworth has worked in a wide array of strategic level positions in Industry, Government, the FTSE, international consultancy and services to improve life chances for disabled people. During his time as Director of Serco, he led the ‘Welfare to Work’ team helping disadvantaged people returning to work. He has been responsible for large budgets and was Board Member on the Olympic Delivery Authority with a budget of £9.2 billion. Stephen sustained a C3/C4 spinal cord injury in 1981 with some residual use of his right arm. He is married to Rose and they have four sons; their family home is ten miles from Salisbury. He became a Trustee of the INSPIRE Foundation in 2015.