For the past 16 years we have grown Direct Access into a multi-national award winning access consultancy working on accessibility projects across the globe.
To sustain & continue this growth, Steven Mifsud is to step down from the role of Chief Executive and will become Chair of an enlarged Direct Access Group. The new Direct Access Group will initially have three key strands of services/divisions – Consultancy, Media & Products. We will also be relocating to new larger premises shortly due to increased staffing requirements.
Access consultancy will remain the heart of what we do & we will continue to drive forward working with Architects on new builds & advising on established premises and services. The Direct Access Store division will supply a wide range of accessibility aids and vital PPE for disability organisations, housing associations and local authorities. The new division of Direct Access Media will focus on creating all forms of accessible communications such as BSL videos, access guides, tactile signs & Braille.
Steve Dering who did a sterling job in establishing Direct Access’ offices in the Middle East is to take up the post of the company’s Chief Operating Officer. The Middle East team’s projects include Expo 2020 Dubai and Sharjah City amongst others.