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Maggie Ellis

London School of Economics
Senior Research Fellow and Founder Member EKTG

Maggie Ellis is a Senior Research Fellow at LSE. Maggie is assisting with two EU Research Projects, the MonAMI project on assistive technology and the SOCIONICAL project using technology to move crowds at times of contingency. She originally graduated as an occupational therapist, managed physical disability and mental health services, has previously lectured at the London College of Furniture (MSc Course ­ Designing for Disability), was Manager of the Wheelchair, Orthotic & Prosthetic Services at The Royal London Hospital, and was an adviser to Westminster Health Care Ltd, and other private sector healthcare providers including healthcare for the Saudi Arabian Government. Maggie has been a Member of many university and research boards, including the Royal London Hospital, King¹s College Medical. Other experience has been in charge of project management, structures and finance for health and welfare systems in the UK and in Japan. Maggie has also been involved in a number of research projects with responsibility for grant holding and supervisory roles including: applications to assist with independent living of older people at home; accident prevention and falls reduction, use of vitamin D with elderly people; healthcare and disability equipment; product evaluation by users for UK Department of Health. She has received grants from the Department of Health, Department of Trade & Industry, ESPRC, MRC. She is Managing Director of West Square Associates (WSA), which provides assessment and treatment for people with a wide range of disabilities, including children and adults of all ages. Advice is also provided on design, audit, and adaptation of buildings and services. Maggie is currently a Member of two Cross Party Committees in Holyrood, Edinburgh, one on Disability and one on eInclusion. She is also a Member of the BIS inclusion Forum and PhoneAbility. She is a Founder Member of the EKTG.

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Tuesday, November 12

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