Skills for Care appoint John Coughlan CBE as their new Chair of Trustees
Skills for Care has appointed former Hampshire County Council Chief Executive John Coughlan as our new Chair of Trustees.
Following a rigorous selection process John will take over as Chair from Dame Moira Gibb who steps down in March next year after seven years.
John is an experienced leader and has led both adult and children’s social care. As Chief Executive of Hampshire County Council, he offered high-quality service delivery and financial stability and successfully led the council through the pandemic.
Prior to that John was Hampshire’s Director of Children’s Services for a decade taking them from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’ Ofsted ratings.
John also served as President of the Association of Children’s Services and in 2009 he was awarded a CBE for services to local government.
John Coughlan said:
Dame Moira Gibb added:
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