Erica De’Ath OBE / by Dean Wilson

Chair

Erica has been a Trustee at OnePlusOne since September 2009 and Chair since July 2013. She has brought with her a wealth of knowledge and experience from years working in the voluntary social and family care sectors, with research funding bodies and government departments. In particular working with HMT (Her Majesty's Treasury) and the then DCSF (Department for Children, Schools and Families) on the introduction of the Sure Start programme.

Past roles include Chief Executive of National Council of Voluntary Child Care Organisations (now Children England), Chief Executive of National Stepfamily Association. and Chief Executive of the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths (now The Lullaby Trust).  Besides her work with OPO, Erica is a former Chair of the Cranfield Trust, Fellow of Centre for Social Policy and former member of NCVO Trustee Board and the Nominations Committee. Awarded an OBE, for services to children, 2000.