Our leaders for care services

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.

Join the Eden Futures team

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.

Helen Stokes - CEO Eden Futures

Helen Stokes

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.

William Wright

Chief Financial Officer

Will joined Eden Futures in June 2024 as Chief Financial Officer. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 he has worked at several organisations, most recently in Children and Young People’s services and a Complex Dementia Care Home Group. He is committed to fostering collaborative relationships throughout the organisation, giving colleagues the information they need to deliver high quality services to the people that we support and ultimately stimulate sustainable business growth.

Chris Rogers - Director of Service Development - Eden Futures

Chris Rogers

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.

Tim Coe - Group Financial Controller - Eden Futures

Tim Coe

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.

Clare Cott

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.

Sarah Frank

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.

Lorna Durrant

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.

Alex Pugh

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.

David Bilbie

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.