Sue Charteris is the Director of Equalvalue Limited, supporting individual leaders and their organisations to implement change. She is an expert facilitator and accredited leadership coach.
She has over twelve years experience in public service consulting. She is author of the Charteris Report on public libraries and works with local authorities and their partners as they redesign services. Sue was co–founder, Director and Chair of the Shared Intelligence consultancy for ten years, creating imaginative peer support programmes to tackle health and neighbourhood inequalities.
Sue’s earlier career was in community development then local government. She was Chief Executive of the London Borough of Merton and a founding member of Kirklees Council’s Executive Board. She also chaired the Local Government Modernisation Team within central government and was a Senior Associate Fellow at the Local Government Centre, Warwick University Business School. She holds an M.Phil in Critical Management from Lancaster University.
Sue has led the grant making and commissioning strategy for the new Forces in Mind Trust. She was a founder member of the Big Lottery Fund’s England Committee for five years and is a former Chair of Trustees of the Reader Organisation.
Sue has met, advised and supported social entrepreneurs within the UK, South Africa and India. Sue lives in London but loves travelling and walking in the hills.