Shirley Ayres is a qualified social worker and marketer who has worked within the care sector for over 35 years. She has extensive experience of helping organisations to understand the power of digital engagement in the social age. Shirley has had a diverse and challenging career in the care sector which has included working with central and local government, charities, the health sector and digital technology start ups.
Shirley now works with organisations excited about the potential of digital technology to transform services and share the learning from success and failure. She is co-founder of the Connected Care Network which promotes collaboration and partnerships for the digital age.
She was the co-presenter and producer of The Disruptive Social Care Podcast, a provocative 25 minute weekly video and audio podcast discussing topical issues and events promoting innovations across the care sphere.