Sally joined the Board of Trustees in 2018 and became Chair of the Board in 2021.

Sally has spent more than 35 years in the NHS, initially as a qualified nurse and with 30+ years in Human Resource and Organisational Change roles. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Sally has over 10 years in Board level roles in the NHS in primary care, secondary care, regional and national NHS organisations.

Sally left permanent roles in the NHS in 2017 to develop a portfolio career working on an independent basis providing executive coaching, personal development and senior level HR support to organisations. She has experience of organisational change, leadership development, systems leadership and is a qualified executive coach.

"I am passionate about improving the quality of mental health provision and removing the stigma attached with mental health. I have a particular interest in teenage and young adult mental health issues and suicide prevention."

Outside of work Sally spends a lot of time in the Lake District where she enjoys hill walking with her husband and her dog. She also enjoys spending time with her two adult sons, going to the theatre and reading.