Stephen McGlew

Department for Communities

Head of Disability and Work

About Stephen McGlew

Stephen leads on a range of social policy, projects and service provision that seek to support those with barriers to work to move closer to, find, retain and progress in employment.

With responsibility for the development of Disability and Work Policy for NI, Stephen is developing a new Disability and Work Strategy; Sponsors Ulster Supported Employment Limited (USEL), an ALB who specialises in supporting those with disabilities to find and retain work; has oversight for development of a range of new initiatives including ‘Trust Inclusion’; and recently led planning and delivery of the Harkin Summit Belfast.

Having joined the NICS in 2013, Stephen has worked across The NI Environment Agency; Department for Culture, Arts and Leisure; Department for Social Development; Strategic Investment Board; and currently, Department for Communities.