Lorna is the founder of Emoneo, a consultancy business providing advice, guidance and recommendations to clients seeking to improve their workforce planning capacity and capability. She is on the Board of Directors at Voluntary Health Scotland, is a visiting lecturer at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and an External Examiner at Greenwich School of Management, London. Additionally she is an Associate Consultant with Skills for Health and until recently was a member of the Scottish Council of the Society of Radiographers.
Since completing her MBA, she has continued with her studies and graduated recently with an MSc in Advanced Leadership Practice. She is now studying for her PhD with a research focus on the relationship between leaders and followers in Third Sector organisations delivering healthcare services.
She began her career as a therapeutic radiographer in Edinburgh, later gaining experience through varied management and leadership roles within the NHS in Scotland. Lorna’s interest in healthcare workforce planning and staff development has built up over 35+ years in diverse posts including clinical, managerial, education and development roles.
Following a secondment to Scottish Government National Workforce Planning Unit where she provided workforce planning advice and guidance to the North of Scotland NHS Boards, she joined Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for the UK health sector, supporting the sector by developing solutions to deliver a skilled and flexible workforce, firstly as Lead Manager for Scotland, and subsequently as Director for Scotland and Northern Ireland.