Trevor Palmer

Board Member

Board member, Trevor, smiling widely at the camera. He wears a black jumper with a grey shirt collar poking out from the top.

A Newport based entrepreneur, with over 30 years business experience, Trevor’s passion lies in promoting employment opportunities and independence for disabled people. He has fulfilled this both as an employer of disabled people and as a WAG Dynamo Project Role Model and Young Enterprise business mentor. He was contracted to run the Disability Advisory Group of the Wales Millennium Centre during its construction and fitting out.

Trevor is active in a number of groups and boards including:

  • Newport Access Group
  • Citizen Panel for Social Services (now Social Services National Partnership Board??)

With a career as a bag designer that took him all over the world, Trevor now maintains his global links through ResponsAble Assistance, providing support for disabled people in disaster situations worldwide.

An elected Director of DW, Trevor’s approach to life is inspired by the social model of disability, equality and independent Living as essential human rights.

When not busy with his business, Trevor enjoys […]

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