Janice qualified as an Economics graduate and subsequently as a postgraduate Social Worker. She has a breadth and depth of experience across mental health, housing and social care. Having progressed from clinical practice into management, she has held CEO roles in the not-for-profit sector since 2000. Janice now works as an independent consultant and is also a Trustee of Thrive Social Housing.

Janice brings clinical; organisational development and business skills to Mental Health Matters. She has successfully led a number of charity turnarounds and mergers in the sector. She is based in Devon where she is a carer for her parents, supported by a personal assistant.

"It is important to me to make a difference to people and communities by delivering services that develop independence, resilience, opportunity and brighter futures."