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Job Role

Project Director, Million Minds

Organisation

BBC Children in Need

Biography

Throughout her career Paddy Sloan has worked as a funder - in the independent sector, with government and with a local council - supporting anti-poverty work, urban regeneration and community development. She also spent 8 years as Chief Executive with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission, following its establishment in 1999.
Previously National Head of BBC Children in Need in Northern Ireland and interim Director of Grants and Policy across the UK, Paddy is currently Project Director with the Million Minds programme focusing on children’s mental health. Formerly Deputy Chief Commissioner of the Charity Commission NI she has also served as a co-opted member of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust Ireland Committee, as an external member of the Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Large Awards Committee and is a member of the Northern Ireland Advisory Group of the St. Stephens Green Trust pilot programme on community-based peacebuilding in Northern Ireland.
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