Panelist: Grant Cleland, Creative Solutions (Disability Consultancy) / Past CE of Workbridge

Grant Cleland, a white male with sandy coloured hair and glasses smiling at the camera

About Grant

Grant is Director of Creative Solutions (Disability Consultancy) and past Chief Executive of Workbridge

Grant Cleland has over 30 years’ experience supporting disabled people and their whānau. He has held a range of management and other roles with services in tertiary education, employment, social work, health, contracting and auditing, at national and local levels. 

Born with a physical impairment and using a wheelchair for mobility from childhood, Grant brings both lived and professional experience. 

In 1997 Grant developed Creative Solutions. This provides disability-related advice, support and training for private, state and NGO organisations, disabled people and those with health conditions and their whānau. 

Grant also has extensive experience in Governance, Leadership, Social Change, Project Management, Strategic Planning and Training. He has specialist expertise in employment, transition & tertiary education for disabled people. 

Grant lives in Christchurch. He is married to Nicky and dad to two teenage sons both completing vocational education. Grant is a keen mono-skier and plays guitar.