Clive Gilbert is a public policy advocate, researcher and thought leader. Over the past 15 years, Clive has developed an inclusive approach to public policy on disability – bringing together disabled people, industry leaders, front line practitioners and policymakers to build coalitions that change lives.
Since 2019, Clive has managed the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology at the cross-party think tank Policy Connect. Clive also oversees manages the secretariat of the ncat’s Accessible Transport Policy Commission. In this role, Clive uses his professional expertise and experiences as a disabled person to unite parliamentarians, national and local government policymakers and industry leaders around a shared mission to make society accessible for everyone.
Clive is a member of the Department for Health and Social Care’s Digital Social Care Advisory Group. He is also a member of the British Assistive Technology Association’s governing Council and established and chairs its Augmentative and Alternative Communication Special Interest Group. Clive featured in the Shaw Trust’s Disability Power 100 2022 – a list of the most influential disabled people in the UK.