Anne-Marie has worked in volunteer management for over 20 years, and has been Head of Volunteering at Mencap for 5 years. Previous roles have been at Alzheimer’s Society where she led on the pilot delivery and design of Dementia Friends, at Trinity Hospice and managing a volunteer centre. Since joining Mencap volunteering has become a key strategic enabler, and volunteer numbers have increased from under 200 to over 2,000. A champion of accessible volunteering opportunities, over 13% of volunteers have a learning disability. Anne-Marie is also a Lead Assessor in England for Investing in Volunteers. A lot of her spare time is spent either travelling, planning traveling or just talking about travelling.