We have a strong Executive Team with experience in social care and business development and management.
- Miriam Martin – Chief Executive
- Melanie Gray – Deputy Chief Executive
- Rhiannon Sarginson – Director of Operations
- Helen de Spretter – Chief Finance Officer
Miriam Martin joined Carers Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk in January 2018. She has worked in the charity sector for over 20 years, mostly at Action for Blind People (Action), a UK wide charity delivering services to blind and partially sighted people. Action had a budget of £23mn, with 900 staff and 400 volunteers, supporting around 90,000 people each year.
Miriam became CEO of Action in 2014, and in 2016 led the merger with the London-based Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). She was previously RNIB’s Director of Services, reporting directly to the RNIB’s Chief Executive.
“I relish the opportunity to drive the organisation onwards and upwards and help support many more family carers in Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.”
Melanie Gray joined Crossroads Care Cambridgeshire in February 2013. An applied Psychologist with a range of sector experience: academic, military, private, public, charity, SMEs, blue chip and manufacturing.
Melanie has previously held the roles of researcher, director, consultant, project manager and Commissioner for Cambridgeshire County Council.
Melanie has a range of skills including: change management; project management; commissioning; research and consultancy.
Rhiannon Sarginson joined Carers Trust Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Norfolk in September 2017 after her previous two year tenure as a Trustee for the organisation.
Rhiannon beings a wealth of experience from the charity and commercial sector. She has previously worked across welfare, housing and care sectors.
Rhiannon has experience in Transformational management, Recruitment, Advertising, Business Management, Partnership and Contract Management and is also an experienced Project Manager.
Helen de Spretter