Our focus as a senior leadership team is how we can use our experience and expertise to help our support teams provide the right service to those we support. Many of the team started as support workers or worked in other operational care roles and really understand the needs of our teams and those we support.
Every day we transform the lives of those who need our support. Our dedicated, skilled and compassionate workforce use their experience and expertise to help people on their journey towards greater independence and a fulfilling life.
Chief Executive Officer
Helen became Eden Futures’ Chief Executive Officer in December 2021. With over 25 years working in and leading health and social care settings, Helen’s focus is to lead the organisation to excellence in care, support and enablement, keeping quality at the top of the agenda, for some of the most vulnerable and complex people in the UK.
Chief Financial Officer
Andy started his career training with KPMG as an accountant, gaining experience within both Audit and Transaction Services before qualifying as ACA. He has since worked for a variety of care providers in social care starting with Craegmoor as Group Financial Accountant. From there he gained broader experience at GKN plc before joining European Care in 2012 as Group Financial Controller. As EC evolved into Embrace Group, Andy helped to manage the successful transition of the business to a variety of parties including Sanctuary and Tracscare; and joined Eden Futures in September 2017 as Chief Financial Officer.
Director of Service Development
Chris has worked in the social care sector for over 11 years, working with both children and adults and is a qualified social worker. He has a wealth of experience gained through working in the public, voluntary, private sectors and running his own business in the creative industries. This experience has included work in two other national care companies where Chris helped to grow their supported offering by developing new services across England.
Group Financial Controller
Tim qualified as an ICAEW Chartered Accountant in 2013 after many years working and training in an accountancy practice. After deciding to move into industry, he joined a Group in the financial services sector and quickly worked his way up through different roles within the finance team, resulting in a promotion to Head of Finance in 2018.
Tim helped oversee the successful sale of that Group in late 2022 and went in search of a new challenge, where Eden Futures’ visions and values particularly resonated. He joined Eden Futures in February 2023.
Group Operations Director
Clare joined Eden Futures in December 2015 and is Group Operations Director.
She has worked with people who have complex needs for over 26 years, working in both NHS hospital settings and with large private companies providing residential care and supported living. Clare specialises in leading teams who support people with challenging behaviour and Autism, and has a wealth of experience in providing high quality services, something which she believes passionately in.
Head of Specialist Strategies and Outcomes
Lorna is passionate about service user involvement, ensuring the voices of those with lived experience is always heard, no matter how uncomfortable that may be. She developed and facilitates an organisational Expert Partner program.
Director of Quality and Governance
Sarah has worked in health and social care for over 25 years having originally qualified as a Learning Disability Nurse. She has extensive experience supporting people in a range of settings in the public, voluntary and independent sectors.
Sarah joined the Quality Team at Eden Futures in 2014 and has led the department since October 2015. She is committed to enabling excellence across all areas of the Group and is leading the team to develop systems, guidance and support to achieve this.
Head of HR
Alex joined Eden Futures in November 2021 and is CIPD Level 7 qualified with over 18 years’ experience in HR across adult social care, FMCG, manufacturing and education. Alex leads the People Strategy across Eden Futures, enhancing the employee experience and fostering a positive culture for staff and the people we support.
Head of IT
David brings to the Executive Team a wealth of experience and knowledge acquired through over twenty years of working in IT. He has worked in several sectors including manufacturing, consulting engineering and in the public sector and has offered consultancy advice to many organisations. He has a keen focus on excellent customer service and IT infrastructure and his remit within Eden Futures will be to ensure that our team can utilise IT systems to enhance their support of people and keep everyone communicating well.