Mencap announces new chief executive
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Mencap has appointed Jan Tregelles, its current director of personal support, to become its new chief executive
Jan first worked at Mencap in 1983 as PA to one of the then directors. She left to pursue a career in housing when in 1997 Mencap asked her to set up Golden Lane Housing, Mencap’s housing arm.
Since 1997 Jan has held various posts across Mencap; she has been the director of personal support since 2002 and has grown the business from £80 million turnover to £180 million in that time.
“Mencap has given me some incredible opportunities over the years and has encouraged me to take on increasing responsibility. My entire career has been spent working along side people with a learning disability and their families. It is a privilege to be taking on the role of CEO of Mencap at this time.
“Over the coming months I will work with my colleagues to deliver a new strategy focusing on delivering more support to families as well as continuing to provide care and support for thousands of people with a learning disability to live full lives.”