Paul Hannan


Our Designated Board Safeguarding Lead and shares ultimate responsibility for governing the charity and directing how it is managed and run.

Paul Hannan

Paul Hannan joined the Board in November 2021 and is the Designated Trustee Safeguarding Lead for the Charity.

Paul retired from full-time work in 2017. He has a wealth of experience in Special Educational Needs (SEN) Education and welfare as well as a broad skill set in areas such as marketing, promotion and negotiation.

Paul has significant sight loss credentials having worked as Head of Education and Head of Outreach at the WESC Foundation in Exeter supporting children and young adults with complex needs and visual impairment. He also had an Outreach, Advice and Guidance Role with Action for Blind People.

Paul says, “I am delighted to have been asked to join the Board of Trustees and hope that my experience of sight loss services particularly for younger people will help the charity emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic to celebrate its centenary in 2025.”