Sheila has spent much of her career to date in the public and not for profit sectors. She is a qualified CIPFA accountant and has worked in local government as a Finance Director and Chief Executive in a number of local authorities. More recently she has worked as UK Debt Advice Director and Board member for the Money Advice Service leading on the development of a new commissioning strategy and standards for debt advice. She is currently working as a consultant to the charity sector. Her area of interest is focusing on social and financial inclusion through looking at impact, outcomes and good governance.
Sheila is the Macmillan nominated member on the Investment Committee of the Care & Wellbeing Fund, (funded by Big Society Capital and Macmillan Cancer Support) and she is a Lay Trustee of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark.