Barbara Stephens - Chief Executive

Barbara has held a variety of management and leadership positions in the not-for-profit sector, including the post of Chief Executive of Dementia UK, a role she fulfilled for 14 years, until September 2013. Barbara joined Dementia Pathfinders as Chief Executive in February 2014.

Barbara is a firm believer in solution-focused approaches to supporting people. She envisages many opportunities for Dementia Pathfinders to work in partnership with local communities, building relationships and creating resource-rich networks to enhance the well-being and health of people affected by dementia, their families, friends and supporters.

Barbara lives on the Isle of Wight and in her spare time is studying A level Physics - for fun!