Local Recovery Ambassadors

Garreth Wood

Garreth lives in East Lothian and co-founded international children’s healthcare charity Kids Operating Room (KidsOR) alongside his wife, Nicola.  

KidsOR aims to give all children equal access to safe surgery. KidsOR has enabled over 50,000 life-changing operations to go ahead since its creation in 2017. KidsOR recently assisted the Scottish government during the pandemic with the distribution of PPE to Africa. Prior to founding KidsOR, Garreth built and ran a hospitality business in Scotland, employing over 300 people across his establishments.

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Introducing: Garreth Wood

I’m Garreth Wood, a Local Recovery ambassador and, alongside my wife, I co-founded the children’s healthcare charity Kids Operating Room. I became an ambassador for Local Recovery because I strongly believe that people should be at the heart of decision-making in the areas they live in.
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