Shona qualified as an occupational therapist in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2003.
Shona worked in a variety of settings before moving to London, where she worked in the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery then Guys and St Thomas’ Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team. She lead the occupational therapy team there before managing the community inpatient neuro-rehabilitation unit. She relocated to Melbourne in 2017.
Shona has particular experience and interest in working with people with acquired brain injuries and neurological conditions including motor neurone disease and Parkinson’s Disease. Shona has a passion for supporting people to achieve their personal goals to optimise their purpose and quality of life by supporting them to lead their own rehabilitation and empowering them to manage their own life.
Outside of work Shona loves spending time with her family, running and breathing fresh countryside air!
Shona celebrates 5 years with IRS in 2023.