Becky is Changing Lives’ Executive Director Operations, responsible for all operational services across our four themes: housing & homelessness; recovery from addiction; women and children and employment.
Becky represents the homelessness sector on Homeless Link’s National Advisory Council, is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Ending Homelessness Steering Group, and also sits on Newcastle City Council’s Voluntary Sector Liaison Group.
Becky has been with Changing Lives since July 2013, and prior to taking up the Executive Director role in December 2018 she was Director of Housing & Recovery Services for over three years, and has also worked in the Business Development team.
Starting out as a rural community development worker, Becky has worked in the voluntary sector almost all of her working life. Before joining Changing Lives, she was Regional Manager for the North East and Cumbria for national sector representative body Homeless Link. There she helped local authorities and voluntary sector develop services, form partnerships and influence policy locally and nationally.