Paula Breen

Non-Executive Director

Paula Breen

Qualifications include MA (Strategic Human Resource Management); Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD); BA Business Management & Finance; Institute of Leadership and Management (ILAM); Post Graduate Diploma in Education Leadership.

25 years Business Leadership in medium sized public and private organisations in both Executive and Non-Executive roles.

Experience and skills/expertise:

  • Chair, Eden PCN, Primary Care, Cumbria (current)
  • General Manager, Primary Care, Cumbria (current)
  • Chief Operating Officer, Cumbria Education Trust
  • Elected Member and Cabinet Resources Portfolio Holder, Eden District Council
  • Founding Director (NED), Heart of Cumbria Ltd
  • Governor and Chair of Finance, Ullswater Community College
  • Director (NED), Eden Valley Hospice
  • Director of Finance & Resources and Company Secretary, Education
  • Group Chairman (NED), Coast & Country Housing Ltd., previous roles include: Chair of Finance, Chair of Remuneration, Chair of Standards, Chair of Performance Review
  • Director of Business Management, Norcare Ltd
  • Business Leadership Member, North East Region School Leaders Forum
  • Chair, North East Academies Forum
  • Board Member, Darlington College