Maggie Winchcombe OBE FCOT has been a judge for the Designing for the Future project since 2011. She brings extensive experience and expertise in the independent living sector.
Maggie qualified as an occupational therapist in 1973 and, after working in the NHS, began specialising in information and advice about independent living products for consumers in 1983. After working for 20 years in the voluntary sector at local and national levels she set up B2B consultancy Years Ahead. She has authored a long list of publications including research studies, good practice guides and papers in the disability equipment field.