Director of Independent Living & North West
Professional Background & Relevant Experience
Initially, I worked in London for RSLs delivering services for young people and offenders. Subsequently, I held managerial roles in several third sector organisations in the North West including Oldham Housing Aid, CAB and West Lancashire CVS. I am a member of Homeless Link’s National Advisory Council and Collective Voice.
How I Came to Work at Humankind
Before joining Humankind I worked for Lancashire County Council’s ‘Supporting People’ team. My role involved monitoring Humankind, who had just commenced delivery of two large floating support partnerships in the County. I was impressed with the organisation and successfully applied to become Senior Manager of Independent Living in 2009.
What I Enjoy About Working at Humankind
I am extremely proud of the work of the Independent Living Unit and the difference our staff make to the lives of so many vulnerable people. I am delighted that we have continued to expand provision in recent years and support more people, who need our help more than ever before.