I am a senior charity leader for over 30 years in the social sector, including chief executive experience. I have a track record in leading complex service provision, innovative service development, risk and change management and project delivery. I have significant experience in driving strategic and culture change, charity mergers and have developed a deep understanding of the complexity of stakeholder management and community engagement. I am a passionate proponent of the critical role of workforce development in social care, values based leadership and equity, diversity and inclusion strategies. As a long time vice chair as both a charity trustee and school governor, in addition to a number of other trustee roles, I have a deep appreciation and understanding of good and trustworthy governance.
Interim CEO for Langdon, a learning disability supported living, employment service provider and social enterprise
I worked with the Board to prepare the charity for merger, including guiding project management activity, and leading the organisation during the interim period.
Mentoring for community centres in Kharkov and Dneproprotrovsk, Ukraine
I mentored two community centre leaders introducing new models of management practice and the leadership of culture change.