Eden Futures, a leading UK operator of supported living services for people with learning disabilities, enduring mental health conditions, and autistic spectrum disorders, has announced the appointment of Andy Dean as Chief Financial Officer.
Andy brings a great deal of experience in the care sector having worked previously at Craegmoor, and more recently as Group Financial Controller of Embrace Group.
Andrew Lennox, Eden Futures CEO, commented: “Andy’s appointment to the Board at Eden Futures comes at a time when we are seeing continued opportunities for growth. He brings with him a great deal of experience and knowledge that will help shape Eden Futures approach to a rapidly evolving market.
“Following the appointment of Stephen Collier as Chair, I believe that with Andy as CFO along with our COO Dawn Berry, the leadership team at Eden is one of the strongest in the sector”
Andy Dean trained with global network KPMG as an ACA, gaining experience within both audit and transaction services before joining Craegmoor as Group Financial Accountant. From there Andy gained broader experience at global engineering group GKN plc before joining European Care in 2012 as Group Financial Controller.
As European Care evolved into Embrace Group, Andy helped to manage the successful exit of the business to a variety of parties including Sanctuary and Tracscare.
Eden Futures was first established in 1994 in direct response to local commissioners needs to develop flexible long-term care, support and housing solutions for people with a learning disability, discharged from long stay-campus provision.
From small beginnings, Eden Futures has developed a track record of measured growth and reinvestment, providing the financial strength, expertise and vision to continue to develop and offer people with disabilities the opportunity to live fulfilling lives.
Today Eden Futures support over 750 people in various settings and have approaching 2000 staff working to support, sustain and develop services.