New leadership for Headway Devon

We are delighted to announce that Ruth Wells has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Headway Devon and will take up the post on 11th April 2018. She will be joining us from Mind in Exeter and East Devon where she has been the CEO for the last six years. Ruth is an award-winning Chief Executive with a range of experience in the charity, community and care sectors.

Ruth said “I have been impressed with the work of Headway Devon. I am passionate about the charity sector and the vital work that is done to support people within our communities to overcome the barriers that they face. I am excited to have been selected for the post of Chief Executive at Headway Devon and look forward to working with the Trustees, staff, volunteers and clients on the next chapter for this important organisation.”

Headway Devon Chair of Trustees, Paul Kelly, said, “We are looking forward to welcoming Ruth to Headway Devon. Ruth was chosen in a competitive recruitment process from a strong field of candidates. Ruth has great experience in leadership, strategy and partnership which will be very valuable as we strive to develop the charity and its services to better support our clients in the future.”