Sharon has 15 years of experience within the third sector, and previously spent 7 years in construction and manufacturing in various finance roles. She has managed and led multidisciplinary teams in Finance, Admin, Governance, Procurement, and Property for over 20 years. Sharon has been part of the Executive Team throughout her career, collaborating with Board-level and various Committee structures. She holds an honours degree in Accountancy and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), with 15 years of post-qualified experience. Sharon has extensive experience in Finance, Governance, Risk Management, Legal, Procurement, and has carried out the duties and responsibilities of Company Secretary. She has led change management processes and significant projects across a diverse range of areas, ensuring effectiveness and compliance. Sharon has a deep understanding of the challenges facing the sector and works collaboratively with funders, partners, and commissioners across Scotland to ensure long-term financial sustainability. She is also highly experienced in tendering for new and existing services in a competitive sector.