Kirsty is Head of Services at Action Hampshire, where she has worked since 2005. Her role involves developing Action Hampshire’s services and offer to the sector (along with Liz Donegan). She has a particular focus on research and evaluation.

Previously Kirsty worked for charities in London in a variety of roles, generally managing direct service delivery. Before this, she ran a British Sign Language interpreting service for a Southampton based charity.

Kirsty has an MSc in Demography and Social Statistics from Southampton University, and was previously awarded a Fellowship at the Third Sector Research Centre. She is a Trustee of the Bill Sargent Trust.