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Fiona Barrett

Director of Operations

As Director of Operations, Fiona has the responsibility to lead, develop and support the Senior leadership team. She is the driving force behind our Social Justice Projects and also specialises in leading our high performance teams in the Employability sector.

In 2015, Fiona changed carrier direction; previously working as a Senior Probation Officer, she joined Genius Within. Her wealth of knowledge, experience and dive have resulted in the growth of the Social Justice team by four-fold. Recognising of the barriers that people with disabilities face, combined with her knowledge, expertise and passion, Fiona continues to drive the companies’ vision for diversity and inclusion in all sectors.

What 3 words would Fiona use to describe Genius Within?

A guiding light.

What is Fiona’s favourite way to relax and unwind after a day’s work?

Fiona loves long walks with her dog, and spending time with her family.

What Fiona’s Inner Genius?

Empathetic, with the ability not to be drawn in. Remains calm and in control in all situations.