Lisa is passionate about improving outcomes for children and vulnerable adults. She has had extensive experience as a public sector leader, working at Director level for 21 years in challenging authorities. Her experience includes being Director of Community Services in Bradford Community NHS Trust, and Director of Social Services in Lambeth and Norfolk. From 2005, until her retirement in 2013, Lisa was Director of Children’s Services in Norfolk. Her skills include building complex partnerships and teams; developing policy and strategy; undertaking sensitive investigations; change management; service improvement; departmental and service integration; user involvement and influence.
She has contributed at regional and national level to the developing agenda around child health as the co-chair of the Eastern Region Child Health Network; as a member of the national NHS Future Forum and the national Children Health Outcomes Forum; and as co-Chair of the Mental Health work stream within the Forum.