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Gareth Parry

Programme Director, Remploy and Maximus People Services

Gareth joined Remploy in July 1988 and has progressed through the business in many different roles, culminating in his appointment as Chief Executive in May 2016. Gareth is recognised as one of the UK's leading practitioners in the field of disability and employment, working closely with Government departments on policy and strategy matters.

During Remploy's transition from public to private ownership in April 2015 Gareth took a leading role in promoting and establishing employee ownership in Remploy. He is now an active participant in the Employee Ownership sector.

With his track record of working in the field of disability, combined with his own experience of mental health issues, Gareth is passionate about improving the lives of disabled people through sustainable employment. Gareth has a Social Sciences degree from the University of Hertfordshire, specialising in Social Policy.