Announcement from our Trustee Board

We are pleased to announce that Emma Cross will join us as Chief Executive Officer on January 2nd, 2020.

Emma joins us from the National Deaf Children’s Society, where she is currently Deputy Director of Support and Advice Services. Emma has extensive experience working in third sector advice and support organisations, and previously worked at Citizens Advice Southwark for five years in a service management role.

Michael Craven will remain as Interim Chief Executive Officer at CAWS until December 31st, 2019; Michael has been working in the role since September 2019.

Mike Link, Chair of Trustees, says of the appointment:
‘We are delighted to welcome Emma to join us and look forward to benefiting from the extensive experience and skills that she brings to the organisation. We thank our teams for working hard to continue the excellent, quality service our clients expect from us during the transition period. We look forward to welcoming Emma to the team.’

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