Stephen Muldoon



Having qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1990 and gaining an MSC in Development Management in 2002, Stephen’s work over the past 25 years has concentrated on strengthening and increasing access to healthcare and rehabilitation services in low – mid income countries. Working with local partner organizations he has a lengthy track record in supporting the design, establishment and strengthening of comprehensive and sustainable healthcare and rehabilitation services in Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and most recently, Ukraine. He has had a particular focus on the establishment and strengthening of services for people with spinal cord injury (SCI)

He was a founding member of the Asian Spinal Cord Network (ASCoN), a network that provides a platform for cross-regional exchange, education, data collection and research. He has also supported the development of similar regional SCI networks in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America – Caribbean.

From 2017 – 2023 Stephen was Chairperson of the Education Committee of International Spinal Cord Society (ISCoS) In this position he played a key role in the ongoing development and dissemination of the award-winning educational resource as well as supporting a variety of educational initiatives, workshops and training courses around the world.

Having previously worked for 25 years as the Head of the Livability (UK) International programme, Stephen now works as an Independent Consultant in the field of rehabilitation system strengthening and organisational strategy development and implementation.

Stephen remains committed to increasing access to comprehensive rehabilitation services in parts of the world where services and opportunities for people with SCI are limited.