Camphill Village Trust has announced that Sara Thakkar has been appointed as their new Chief Executive. Sara brings with her many years of experience in the sector – holding Chief Executive positions for over a decade – with a focus on housing, inclusion and supporting service users to lead on strategic decisions.
Sara takes over from Huw John who is leaving the charity after 10 years to explore new opportunities in the sector. Brian Walsh OBE, Chair of the Board of Trustees said, ‘On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we would like to offer our congratulations to Sara Thakkar. Sara joins the Trust a wealth of experience as CEO of several organisations within the social care and housing sectors. The Board extends its thanks to Huw John who will step down as CEO after 10 years’ service and wishes him well in his future ventures.’
Sara said, ‘I am really proud to have been offered such a prestigious role for a charity renowned for its forward-thinking approach to adult social care through support, employability and environmental sustainability. I believe that we are forerunners for future fit care, and I am really looking forward to working with all at the Trust to bring the ambition to reality.’
Sara will formally start her role as the Trusts’ CEO on the 1st June 2021.