Fil Mclntyre

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Fil Mclntyre

Fil Mclntyre

Manager & Assistive Technology Lead, TechAbility/Natspec
United Kingdom
Fil is passionate about the advantages the right technology can give to enhance life, communication and learning. He has provided training in assistive technology hardware and software to a wide range of professionals from schools, colleges, universities, charities and healthcare. As TechAbility Manager and Assistive Technology Lead, Fil ensures that specialist colleges and Karten Centres in the UK are supported to deliver an effective assistive technology strategy. He also seeks to influence the development of AT in the UK by sitting on the Department for Education's AT Expert Group and consulting with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology. Previous to his TechAbility role, Fil was the Lead Assistive Technologist at Beaumont College in Lancaster where he managed a team which assesses and supports students, so they gain maximum advantage from technology. Prior to Beaumont College, as part of The BRITE Initiative, Fil delivered Assistive Technology training and support to every college in Scotland. Other positions Fil has held in this field are part of Inclusive Technology delivering Training and Consultancy in schools, colleges and care services across the UK, and Assistive Technologist at Seashell Trust School and College in Manchester.

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