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Charlie Culshaw

Director of Care and Suppor, East Thames

Charlie is a qualified social worker (DIPSW & BA Hons) and has worked for East Thames since August 2014.

Since joining East Thames as Director of Care and Support the organisation has won three national care awards including The UK Housing Award 2016 for ‘An Outstanding Approach to Meeting Specialist Housing Needs’, The National Women in Housing Award 2015 and Over 55’s Housing Award 2015.

Prior to working at East Thames he worked for large national companies at director and senior management level including Creative Support and Dimensions. He also worked as the north east operations manager at ISOS Housing.