Qualifications: SVQ in Health and Social Care and Honours Degree in English and Politics.

Length of experience: 22 years’ experience

Positions held Last 3 posts: Support Worker with Key, then Team Leader, moving into an Assistant Development Manager role after that.

Professional / special interests: I love music and going to see bands live as well as walking and reading.

Specific area of focus/interest within Cosgrove: Managing Cosgrove’s Supported Living service; enabling the people we support to live fulfilling lives. I have an interest in building confidence and capacity within our support worker teams.

One fun fact: I was the first female member of my school’s Former Pupil Association – previously the school was an all-boys school which amalgamated with our all-girls school!