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Announcement about Sue Ryder Chief Executive Heidi Travis

27 Nov 2023
Headshot of female, Heidi Travis, Chief Executive of Sue Ryder

Heidi Travis, Chief Executive of Sue Ryder, has announced that she will be leaving the organisation in the Spring of 2024. After more than 14 years with Sue Ryder, 11 of those as the Chief Executive, Heidi has decided that the time is right for her to semi-retire.

During Heidi’s time as Chief Executive, Sue Ryder has significantly expanded its palliative and end of life care, transformed itself into a leading bereavement support provider and reached millions of people across the UK via its brand and influencing campaigns.

Heidi steered the organisation through the coronavirus pandemic and recently launched its ambitious new vision and strategy.

Rima Makarem, Chair of Trustees for Sue Ryder said:

“Heidi leaves Sue Ryder in a strong position with an exciting future and will be greatly missed by the staff and volunteers.

“Heidi will continue to lead this fantastic organisation as we recruit for a new Chief Executive and I hope to be able to update on the new appointment in the first few months of 2024.”

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