Director of Health, Care & Support
Harriet is the Director of Health, Care and Support at Curo, where she leads innovative services including the Independent Living Service (ILS). In March 2013 ILS won the South West Better Health category at the National Housing Federation Community Impact Awards. The Independent Living Service went on to be the overall National Winner.
Harriet has a track record of service transformation and innovation having cut her teeth with one of the first mentoring schemes in the country for young offenders in Hackney and Tower Hamlets. She co-wrote a housing strategy with people with learning difficulties living in South Gloucestershire in 2005. At the Big Issue Foundation she set up arts based education and engagement programmes for street homeless people.
In recent months her team at Curo have launched the Rural Independent Living Scheme for people concerned about their memory loss to enable people to remain independent in their own homes.
In her spare time Harriet is on the Board of St John’s Hospital in Bath and enjoys yoga, dog walking and river swimming in that order!