Grahame Flynn joined Devon in Sight 2013, and since then has been working tirelessly developing our services and building relationships with partner agencies to ensure that people who are blind or partially sighted in Devon receive the best possible services.
Grahame is the co-founder and Chair of the South West Associations Network (SWAN) linking Sight Loss Associations across the South West of England to work in partnership to improve the quality of life for people who are blind or partially sighted. This group is the South West Group for Visionary (the national umbrella organisation for sight loss charities).
Grahame is the Vice Chair of Devon Visual Impairment Services (DVIS) which brings together leaders from Health, Social Care and the Voluntary Sector across Devon with the aim of improving services for blind and partially sighted people across Devon and Torbay.
He was the proud recipient of the National Visionary Inspirational Service Delivery Award in November 2017 for Devon in Sight’s innovative Community Support Service.
Grahame is also the Designated Charity Safeguarding Lead.
Prior to joining Devon in Sight Grahame served as a Police Officer with the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary between 1987 and 2000 before entering the charity sector. For nine years he was the Business Development Manager of Positive Action South West supporting people living with HIV in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.