Anne Lyall

Chief Executive Officer, based at Northumberland Community & Voluntary Action

What’s your role in a nutshell?

Responsible for Northumberland CVA’s  strategic direction and management of all projects and contracts

Do you have a secret talent for anything?

I can knit Aaron jumpers!

What’s the best part of your job?

Seeing that what you are doing is making a difference to the local community and voluntary sector in Northumberland.

What do your colleagues say is your best quality? 

That I have their back.

What’s your favourite memory/proudest memory?

The birth of both my children and subsequent grandchildren.

What’s your favourite food?

I eat too much but love Italian food (must be cooked in Italy though) followed by Chinese.

What do you like doing in your spare time?

Meeting up with friends and reading.

What advice do you have for people considering joining the programme?

If you want to make changes in your life we will support you to do this.