Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Crossbench peer, Paralympian and Chancellor of Northumbria University
CEO, Clore Social Leadership
Shaks is Chief Executive of Clore Social Leadership. She has a track record of service in the social sector, and has wide experience of policy, housing, homelessness and youth unemployment issues.
Her early career was in local government and housing associations and she has worked on projects for central Government, the private sector and the Indian NGO sector. Following 10 years as CEO of Crisis, she led the establishment of the Private Equity Foundation.
She is passionate about social justice and is now focused on strengthening the voluntary sector.