The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show

From Scientist to Accountant to NHS Strategic Director with Wes Baker

January 05, 2022 Matthew Head Episode 15
The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show
From Scientist to Accountant to NHS Strategic Director with Wes Baker
Show Notes

In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show we talk to Wes Baker. He has had a diverse career, starting off as a biomedical scientist were he found could put his dyslexic talents to good use, in particular pattern recognition when looking at test results. He realised that he wanted a new challenge and moved in the NHS graduate scheme and retrained as an accountant, gaining his chartership. He now hold a strategic director position where he get to combine the skills as a scientist and accountant. 

We talk about the challenges he faced within different jobs telling people about his dyslexia, How being dyslexic has given him advantages as a scientist, being able to spot trends as an accountant and now leading strategy for NHS Merseyside.

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