Laura Gillespie

  • Laura is our Chair. She was a Physiotherapist prior to having children, specialising in Neurology. Laura has two children, a son and a daughter. Her son has a diagnosis of autism and attends Club 61 and Mencap Gateway for his adult social care. Laura is interested in inclusion and preparing our amazing children and young people for adulthood.

    Laura is one of our parent carer representatives and supports our volunteers. She is also Chair of Sheffield Lightning Athletics Club and Chair of Governors at Bents Green Special School. She is also a Director of Learn Sheffield.

    In her spare time, she loves walking in the Peak District, holidays in Cornwall and is a season ticket holder with her family at Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club.