We’re delighted to announce that Laura Bunt, Deputy Chief Executive of We Are With You, has been appointed Collective Voice’s vice-chair. Laura was previously Chief Digital Officer at Citizens Advice, and earlier in her career led on public and social innovation policy at Nesta. Laura has been a trustee of Collective Voice since March 2020, bringing a wealth of strategic knowledge and operational experience to our board.
The role will support the Collective Voice chair in leading the board, and enhance our charity governance as we enter an exciting new chapter in our history.
Laura said, on her appointment,
“I’m really excited to be taking up the role of Vice Chair of Collective Voice at this crucial time. There are many challenges ahead and we will need imagination, collaboration and influence to keep responding to people’s changing needs and expectations of drug and alcohol treatment and support. I’m looking forward to working with Paul, Oliver and Trustees and the team to take forward Collective Voice into its next phase”.
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