John Evans OBE Disability Activist

John has been running his own independent living scheme for 37 years and has been a pioneer in the development of independent living and direct payments in the UK and Europe.

Currently he is the Chair of SCIE’s Co-Production, Equality and Human Rights Steering Group and was an original member of TLAP’s NCAG (National Co-Production Advisory Group). He has also helped to establish a number of key disability organisations locally, nationally and also at a European level.

He remains a passionate advocate for  independent living, disability rights, co-production and equality for all.