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Sarah Burslem

Sarah is the Managing Director at MacIntyre, a national charity providing education and care for disabled children and adults. She is an experienced operational director passionate about the rights of disabled people and committed to winning hearts and minds of politicians, local government, health trusts and the public. She has led MacIntyre’s response to the Personalisation agenda and developing best practice in the areas of service delivery and workforce development.

Sarah has worked in the health and social care sector since qualifying as a nurse at the start of her career. She taught on the first year of the degree based nursing course before moving into the third sector as a senior manager. Sarah has in all posts transformed service provision to ensure they push boundaries, deliver independence, autonomy and equality and reflect the aspirations of social policy and legislation. She completed her MBA in 2004 at Southampton University.

MacIntyre has developed sector leading initiatives in both practice and workforce development, a number of which have won prestigious awards. Sarah has taken up the role of non executive director at Community catalyst believing her passion and knowledge of the third sector will be of benefit to the company as they plan their next stage of development.