Alzheimer's Society welcomes new National Manager of Education and Development
Published 24 August 2012
Hilary Barrett has today (Friday 24 August) been announced as National Manager of Alzheimer’s Society’s Education and Development.
Hilary will oversee the Society's Education and Development team which delivers and develops dementia training solutions for organisations whose staff work with people who have dementia. As well as working with the care sector, local authorities and NHS trusts, Hilary will be responsible for developing Alzheimer's Society's training offer within the community, as part of the National Dementia Friendly Communities initiative.
Having spent 10 years running her own consultancy business, Hilary began working with charities and immediately knew she wanted to transfer her experience and commercial skills to the sector. Hilary has worked at senior director level helping to improve business performance at various companies including PDSA, Multiyork Fine Furniture, Sheridan Home Fashions and Matalan.
Commenting on her new role, Hilary said:
Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive at Alzheimer's Society, said:
'I'm thrilled to be part of such a great cause and excited about the challenges ahead. We can make a real difference to those living with dementia and help improve society's understanding of this condition.'
'We are so pleased to be welcoming Hilary to the Society. Bringing a wealth of commercial sales and marketing experience, Hilary joins Alzheimer's Society at a time when dementia awareness and training is vital as we set about gearing up society to deal with dementia.'
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