"Every year, when Carers UK holds Carers Rights Day, it’s an opportunity to raise awareness. People don’t see themselves as unpaid carers but as partners, wives, husbands, sons, daughters, and close friends first. Yet, providing unpaid care to someone who has a health condition, who is older or who has a disability, can have a profound impact on their health, wellbeing, paid work and relationships." Carers UK CEO Helen Walker explains more...
Helen Walker is CEO of Carers UK. She brings a wealth of leadership experience in civil society organisations and strong experience of fundraising and strategic and business planning.
Before joining the national volunteering charity, TimeBank, as Chief Executive in 2008, Helen was Director of Fundraising at the military charity SSAFA.