Kathy Li - Macintosh School of Architecture
Kathy Li is a founding member of Missing In Architecture, a collective developing areas of architectural education and practice often overlooked by the mainstream profession. As a member studio staff at the Mackintosh School of Architecture she is developing meaningful ways to tackle design for disability in the undergraduate curriculum. Kathy has over 15 years of experience in architectural education at both Glasgow School of Art and Strathclyde University, she has also worked for practices such as Gareth Hoskins Architects, StudioKAP and Stone Opera.
Brian McArthur - AMP Architects
Lorna Stephenson - BT
Lorna is a graduate of the University of Hull, where she received an honours degree in Business Management. Lorna began her career in telecommunications with RNID (now Action on Hearing Loss) as an Outreach Officer for Text Relay, specialising in providing technical assistance to DeafBlind customers. She has predominately worked within the customer service arena and has championed the communication needs of deaf and hard of hearing people throughout this time. Lorna now heads up the Product and Commercial team for Voice Services within the Enterprises unit in BT, this team is responsible for some of the UK’s most critical services – 999, Relay UK, Operator Assistance and Directory Enquiry Services. Lorna and her team have worked hard to build reliable and innovative services, pioneering the Relay UK service for inclusive communication with textphone users and improving the reliability of location information on 999 calls with the introduction of Advanced Mobile Location data (AML), which can pinpoint the location of 999 callers 4,000 times more accurately. Married with twins, Lorna enjoys spending time with her family, particularly walking and cycling and her 2 year old Beagle “Marley” keeps her on her toes.
Tony Murphy - Phonak UK
Tony Murphy is a Chartered Engineer with 30 years industrial experience, Tony has worked at Phonak for 15 years. Tony is responsible for the technical aspects of Phonak’s wireless products. This includes training customers, providing technical support, problem solving and ensuring compliance with UK legislation. Phonak also liaises with charities and key opinion leaders to promote increased Deaf Awareness and to generally advocate and educate all sectors as to the benefits of Assistive Technology.