Susan Lyons is the Manager of Spirit Advocacy, a collective advocacy charity working with people with learning disabilities and mental illness across the Highlands. Sue has thirty years experience of advocacy and activism and is passionate about mental health, rural poverty, community empowerment and democratic engagement.
Sue is a graduate in Sustainable Development from UHI and is involved in research into rural poverty. Sue is also interested in Scottish History. She is a member of a medieval re-enactment group and can often be seen in a wimple in castles around Scotland during the summer.