Carole Easton began her career as a child and family psychotherapist in the NHS. She has extensive experience in the voluntary sector having been Chief Executive of Cruse Bereavement Care, ChildLine and CLIC Sargent(caring for children with cancer). She has worked as a trainer and consultant in the UK and overseas developing helplines and children’s services, extending advocacy services for those with mental health issues and learning difficulties and delivering campaigns and services relating to individuals with disfiguring conditions. She is now Chief Executive at Young Women’s Trust, a charity supporting and representing young women at risk of lifelong financial and emotional insecurity. She has been Chair of Young Minds, the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and was also Trustee at Depaul UK - the youth homelessness charity.