Jon Sparkes

Shadow Board member

Jon has been Chief Executive of Crisis, the national charity for homeless people since 2014. Crisis supports more than 11,000 people each year to find routes out of homelessness, and builds evidence and campaigns for change to end homelessness for good. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer of UNICEF UK and Chief Executive of SCOPE, the national disability charity. Jon also had a successful commercial career as Human Resources Director of the international technology firm The Generics Group. He is a Non-Executive Director of South Yorkshire Housing Association, and currently Chair of the Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Action Group created by the Scottish Government to find short and long term solutions to homelessness.

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