Jess Wade

Jess Wade

Non-Executive Director

First appointed 15 June 2020

Jess was previously a Board member for Barony Housing Association. An experienced voluntary sector manager with particular strengths and expertise in leadership, project management and strategic planning, she has considerable knowledge of the Scottish voluntary sector having worked for, and served as a Trustee of, a number of Scottish, national and local charities. Jess is the Chief Executive of Carers of East Lothian and a Board member of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).

Interests outside of Wheatley Group:

  • Home-Start Edinburgh West and South West- Trustee
  • The Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR)- Non-Executive Director
  • Coalition of Carers in Scotland- Executive Committee member
  • Carers of East Lothian- CEO
  • Edinburgh Young Carers - Chair
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