Thea Stein is Chief Executive and the main spokesperson for Carers Trust. She joined the Trust in this role in September 2012.
Thea has worked at a senior level in the public sector across England and Scotland over the past 12 years. Before joining Carers Trust, Thea was the Chief Executive of Yorkshire Forward, one of 9 Regional Development Agencies for England.
Previously she was CEO of a Primary Care Trust in Leeds, was the first joint Director for health and social care in Dumfries and Galloway, advisor to the Scottish Parliament of their first Health Plan and worked in Public health and primary care commissioning. She started her career as a clinical psychologist working in homelessness and drugs and alcohol services.
She has always worked in areas of social justice and where change is needed.