Senior Management Team

To enable us to deliver excellent services in line with our mission, Aspirations recognises it is crucial to have the right people in our teams.

Christine Cameron

Chief Executive Officer / Responsible Individual

Christine joined Aspirations in September 2011. She has over 20 years' experience working with people, starting her career as a nursery nurse working with children with disabilities, then training to be a nurse for adults with learning disabilities. Throughout her career, which has seen her work within mental health, learning disability and autism services, she has been an advocate for the rights of each and every individual to have choice and control over their lives and be an equal citizen no matter what their ability or challenges they may face.

Steve McMullan

Chief Finance Officer (CFO)

Steve joined Aspirations at the start of 2018. A Fellow Chartered Accountant, he has more than 20 years’ experience working in finance and mergers & acquisitions roles in the corporate, PLC and professional practice arenas. Prior to joining Aspirations Steve worked for one of the largest UK specialist providers of learning disability supported living, complex residential and mental health services to adults, where he led a transformational buy and build programme, and more recently established and implemented a comprehensive operational and financial performance reporting and governance system.

Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes

Operations Director

Sarah Joined Aspirations in August 2018. With over 30 years’ experience of working in the Health and Social care sector, she started her career as Mental Health Nurse. Sarah has worked as a senior operator for the past 18 years, latterly as a Divisional CEO of one the country’s largest providers supporting people with Learning, Mental Health and Physical disabilities and Acquired Brain injuries in both residential settings and Supported Living settings. Sarah was a key driver in implementing the Positive Behaviour Support approach across all service she oversaw, having a significant impact on the quality of service delivery for the individual’s experience and that of staff that support them.

Dan Coleman

Head of Quality

Dan joined the Quality team in January 2012. He completed his 4 year degree at Reading University in 1994, this included first year ‘Joint Study Exams’ in Sociology and Philosophy.

Since then he has undertaken various roles within the care sector over the past 24 years, working from support worker through to senior manager. These include supporting people with mental health diagnosis in recovery programmes, as well as adults with learning disabilities and autism.

He has worked for public, private and voluntary sector organisations within a wide range of traditional and non-traditional services.

Dan has an Institute of Leadership and Management Diploma in Quality Management. He is in the process of beginning his Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Strategic Management.

Julie Kilgour

Business Development Director

Julie has over 20 years’ experience in the Social Care sector, initially training as a Child and Adult Social Worker. Julie has worked for two of the largest providers of specialist adult social care in the UK in a direct organic growth role working nationally. Between these two organisations Julie worked in the specialist field of acute Neurology, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury before returning to specialist adult social care.

Julie has a proven record as a performer at board and directorate level in Growth, Change Management, Development, Strategic Planning and Operational Management. In addition to these wide ranging skills she has worked extensively in a public relational role, where Julie particularly enjoys promoting and inspiring those she works with and leads, as well as potential investors including local authority and national commissioning.