About Clare Evans

Clare Evans MBE has more than 20 years' experience of leading development work in the User-led Community Sector, advising Local Authorities and Provider professionals, and senior management

Expertise includes the founding and grassroots-development of DPOs; strategic leadership & planning; project development, planning & management; formulation of policy.

Has directed three nationally-significant research projects led by disabled people and led an award-winning UK-wide team of disabled fieldworkers.

Author of many articles and book chapters on User Empowerment, Independent Living, User Participation, Personalisation, Self-directed Support and Disability Equality.

Experienced Social Work Practice teacher, Social Policy lecturer.

Extensive experience of negotiating and facilitating coproduction with
disabled people and professional social care managers.

Clare Evans MBE is an experienced Social Work Practice teacher and Social Policy lecturer with more than 20 years' experience of leading co production and development work with disabled people, advising Local Authorities and Provider professionals.

Her expertise includes:

  • The founding and grassroots-development of DPOs
  • Project development, planning & management
  • Formulation of user led policies
  • Developing User led research 

Clare has directed three nationally-significant user led research projects and led an award-winning UK-wide team of disabled fieldworkers supporting disabled people in residential care in organising themselves collectively.

Clare has written many articles and book chapters on Co production, User Empowerment, Independent Living, User Participation, Personalisation, Self-directed Support and Disability Equality. See publications list