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Meet the Team – Heather Sanders

Published by Jo on 15th March 2021

Heather joined Green Light in 2019 from the Care Quality Commission, where Heather specialised in the inspection and regulation of autism and learning disability services. With a keen interest in the development of systems that support services to achieve good outcomes for the people they serve, Heather now leads Green Light’s quality assurance strategy.

Q: Where are you from and where do you live now?

A: Belfast. Currently live in Carbis Bay, St. Ives.

Q: How did you hear about Green Light ?

A: From my previous role as a CQC inspector.

Q: Why did you decide to work for Green Light ?

A: They asked me!

Q: What is your previous experience of autism or learning disabilities?

A: Autism and LD was my area of special interest within regulatory inspection.

Q: Do you have any special skills/hobbies or interests?

A: I am a Counsellor working with individuals who have experienced trauma. I am a qualified Reflexologist and Reiki Master.

Q: When not working what are you most likely to be doing?

A: Spending time with my family.

Q: What do you have on your bucket list?

A: Safari, lots of travel.

Q: Who is your hero or heroine & why?

A: My mum. She was a wonderful role model; strong, independent, hardworking and loving.

Q: What three words sum up your personality?

A: Empathetic, passionate & funny.