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Senior Management Team


Martin Nadin, Chief Executive


Joined: 25th September 2018

Role: Chair of Senior Management Team Committee, Chief Risk Officer

Bio: A veteran of 39 years in the British Army. Martin completed a number of senior Staff Officer roles with responsibility for the planning, delivery and governance of worldwide healthcare support for deployed military personnel and military families. The last 3 years were spent as Army’s Director of Medical Capability. Martin then spent two years in the NHS leading the project team responsible for the successful merger of University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.


George Corbett, Depute Chief Executive and Property Manager



Joined: 23rd August 2008

Role: Vice Chair of Senior Management Team Committee, Member of Quality Committee

Bio: A veteran of 16 years in the Royal Air Force. George completed several management positions including HR, manpower planning, property and project management ultimately specialising in Infrastructure as the Infrastructure lead for the Eurofighter (Typhoon) team preparing RAF Leuchars base for the new aircraft.


Colin Leslie, Head of External Relations

Joined: 5th December 2022

Role: Responsible for Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, Data Protection and Freedom of Information.

Bio: Joined SVR following communications and fundraising roles in the charity sector with Leuchie House and Support in Mind Scotland (now Change Mental Health). Qualified journalist and member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.


Shaun Rhodes, IT Manager

Joined: 3 May 2022

Role: Responsible for IT, Digital and Cyber Security

Bio: Shaun served for 25 Years with the British Army within the Infantry and IT & Communications roles achieving the rank of Warrant Officer. Was responsible for tactical planning of communication and IT, Training, Implementation of cyber security procedures, Creation and implementation of Encryption and communication security measures as well as the Senior Soldier for Communication & IT knowledge. Holds a degree in Business Management and multiple qualifications with Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and CompTIA for Security +.


Michael Pearson, Catering Manager

Joined: 6 April, 2020

Role: Running catering and kitchen function across SVR

Bio: Fully qualified executive chef. Mike has career experience working in homes, hotels, restaurants and sports clubs and arenas - including Liverpool and Everton in his home city.



Janet Harkess, Specialist Occupational Therapist

Joined: 1 November, 2023

Role: Providing occupational therapy within our supported housing services

Bio: Janet initially worked in health and community settings in Dundee and Perthshire, but most of her career has been spent in Rheumatology for NHS Fife, latterly as Principal Occupational Therapist. She has been a committee member for the Scottish Society of Rheumatology and until recently was chair of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section in Trauma & Musculoskeletal Health. 

Her clinical interests are in vocational rehabilitation, pain and fatigue management and quality improvement. She and her previous team recently won the NHS Fife Innovation Award 2023 for their work in self-management and rheumatology app development.




Rosendael Team


Graeme Watson, Manager

GRAEME WATSON. Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Joined: 2021

Role: Member of Quality Committee. Member of Rosendael Residents Committee.

Bio: 30 years experience in social and supported housing. Registered manager of a housing support service.



Whitefoord House Team


Kirsty Smeaton-Brown, Manager


Joined: 3rd September 2018

Role: Member of Quality Committee. Member of Whitefoord House Residence Committee

Bio: 20 years’ experience working in Housing and Homelessness.



Bellrock Close Team


Ken Nisbet, Manager

KEN NISBET Diploma in Social Work (DipSW)


Joined: 6 September 2021

Role: Member of Quality Committee. Member of Bellrock Close Residents Committee.

Bio: Management experience of over 27 years working with children and young people, older people, mental health services and homelessness services.