Sue has worked within the elderly social care sector for over 28 years including hands on support and care, business management and strategic planning, marketing and fundraising and specialising in Nutrition, Hydration and Dementia.    

Sue has been the Chief Executive of Harrogate Neighbours Housing Association for 16 years supporting older people in the care and Extra Care Sector and the Meals on Wheels Service and received the Queens Award for Volunteers for her food service in June 2020.  Sue has been a member of the National Association of Care Catering holding various roles including National Chair in 2007/8 and then taking over as National Chair again in 2019.