A key opinion leader across Nursing and midwifery Social care and the NHS. Over 40 years’ experience as a nurse and Midwife in Social and NHs Care. Previous positions include Chief Nurse for NHS London 2006-2013, Barchester Healthcare 2013-2017. Held many national leadership positions and roles. An active advocate for Bme groups and ambitions. Experienced mentor and development of future leaders. Multiple award winner for health and social care Nursing. Awarded Fellowship of Royal College of Nursing 2012 and Florence nightingale Scholarship. Published author. Trustee and non-executive director of including 26 years and director of Woman of the Year. Trustee of Florence Nightingale Foundation etc Career spanned Clinical teaching, managerial and leadership roles. Advocate for safe compassionate care and recognition of nurses, careers and midwives unique contribution to patient and residents care. Mother of two wonderful sons, wife to a great Husband. All forging their way through their careers with Pride and confidence. Irish and proud. Currently living between California and London.