Who’s who at Association for Real Change?

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Association for Real Change

ARC Scotland

James Fletcher, Director

Click here for details of the Scotland Team

ARC Northern Ireland

Leslie-Anne Newton, Director

Click here for details of the Northern Ireland Team

ARC England

Clive Parry, Director


Central Office (based in England)

Martin Anderson, Finance Director

Works from the Central Office in Chesterfield as the Finance Director dealing with all aspects of finance for the whole of ARC as well as Human Resources for the company.

Vicky Shirley, Operations (England) and Governance Co-ordinator

Vicky joined ARC in 2003 and has undertaken several roles and is now responsible for the general running of Central Office, based in England. She is also the PA to the England Director and plans the member network meetings and events along with her colleagues, and oversees communications from ARC England.

In addition to this, Vicky carries out the governance administration for the Board, including being the PA to the ARC Managing Director.


Association for Real Change England

Clive Parry, ARC England Director

Clive joined ARC as the Director for England in late 2020 when, as well as all the challenges the sector was already coping with, providers were also dealing with the impact of a global pandemic.
Clive has previously undertaken a variety of roles in a number of charities that support people with learning disabilities and he is responsible for the leadership of the England team which includes agreeing the steps we will take towards becoming an organisation that is led by people who have a learning disability autism or both.

Liz Collins, Relationship and Communications Manager 

Liz joined ARC in 2020 from a background in digital marketing and journalism in the public and private sectors. She looks after our membership recruitment and renewals, and handles ARC England’s communications via our website and social media.

Angela DeLiddiard, Qualifications Centre Manager

Angela joined ARC as the Qualifications Centre Manager in November 2016 but has also worked for ARC as a Development Officer (ARC Assessor and IQA) for 15 years. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in Health and Social Care and the Learning Disability Sector, having worked and trained in the field of Learning Disabilities for the best part of 30 years since leaving secondary education.

Angela is keen to support all the organisations that access the Centre and to listen to their unique requirements in order to enable them to achieve a qualified workforce that promotes quality services.

As someone who started their own learning journey and development through a YTS (Youth Training Scheme) all those years ago, Angela is passionate about staff development and training within the workplace, which promotes the delivery of a high quality, person focussed approach for the individuals we ultimately support.

Sally Tunstall, Qualifications Centre Administrator

Sally joined ARC in March 2020 from a background in administration and customer service. She looks after the day to day administration of our Qualifications Centre, including handling new enquiries, registering new learners and keeping all records up to date. Sally also organises our yearly Standardisation event for Assessors, and ensures the smooth running of our External Quality Assurance visits.

Denise Adams, Disclosure Service Administrator

I am the Administrator for the ARC Disclosure Service. This includes carrying out checks on behalf of organisations in England and Wales through the Disclosure and Barring Service, Scotland though Disclosure Scotland and Northern Ireland through AccessNI. I also carry out all the administrative duties for our training workshops.  I can be contacted on the dedicated Disclosure Service number 01246 541660 or email DisclosureService@arcuk.org.uk
I originally joined the ARC England team in June 2018 to administer the Workforce Development Fund.

Jayne, WDF (Workforce Development Fund) Administrator

Jayne joined ARC in January 2020 to take the responsibility for processing the claims for the Workforce Development Fund. Jayne is able to offer support and guidance to joining our WDF Partnership, Eligibility, completing your claims, updating the ASC-WDS and ensuring you make the most of the funding that is available within the deadlines required by Skills for Care. If you need help or advice please call Jayne on 01246 541671 or email wdf@arcuk.org.uk
Jayne has a varied and diverse work history which has included working with funding streams in previous roles.

Rod Landman, Regional Officer

Rod has spent his entire working life in services for people with learning disabilities, autism or both. He is based in north Devon and is currently co-ordinating Us Too, a Comic Relief funded, user-led project on domestic abuse and sexual violence for women with learning disabilities, autism or both. The Us Too team has used their experiences to design and deliver peer education workshops, staff training in social care, and accessibility work with domestic abuse services in Cornwall & Devon.

Rod was previously Project Officer for:

Rod is also ARC’s lead trainer on MCA/DoLS, Supporting Medication, Self Harm & Self Neglect, Mate Crime, and Sexual Exploitation of people with a learning disability.

Rod is a visiting lecturer at Keele University’s School of Law, and has had articles published in the Journal of Adult Protection and the British Journal of Learning Disabilities. No, he does not surf.