Sharon Allen OBE

CEO, Skills for Care

Sharon has worked in the public and voluntary sector, social care and supported housing sectors for more than 30 years.

A qualified social worker and housing professional, Sharon became Chief Executive Officer of Skills for Care in 2010, having previously been CEO of a large social care and supported housing organisation.

Sharon is a member of the Think Local, Act Personal (TLAP) Programme Board, Board member and Chair of Operations  and Remuneration Committees of the CHS Group (Housing Association) in Cambridge and Board member and chair of Nominations and Remuneration Committee with Age UK.

Sharon was awarded an OBE in June 2015 for services to social care, homeless people and housing.