Achieve together Announces New Chair


Achieve together, one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex needs, has announced that Mike Parish has stepped into the role of Chair.


Mike has worked in health and social care since 2001, initially as Group CEO and latterly Chair of Care UK, a large provider of health and social care services. Mike previously spent 20 years in global logistics management as a board director of Exel Plc, a FTSE 100 international logistics company. Mike also chairs Carnall Farrar, the leading healthcare consultancy, as well as Unity Schools Partnership Trust, with 25 special, secondary and primary schools.


Mike is an advisor to the Secretary of State for the forthcoming Social Care Green Paper, and he has previously been a trustee of the NHS Confederation and chair of NHS Partners Network.


Achieve together, formerly CMG and Regard, deliver high-quality support to over 2,000 people in over 350 services across England and Wales. The organisation, which has 25 years+ joint experience, has always endeavoured to be at the forefront of national best practice, and Mike’s appointment will further support this.


Chair of Achieve together, Mike Parish, said:


“I’m very excited to be joining Achieve together at such a pivotal time for the organisation. I’m looking forward to working with an outstanding team in providing the best possible care and support.”


Chief Executive of Achieve together, Emma Pearson, said:


“We’re really pleased to have brought Mike Parish on board as Chair of Achieve together. With his deep knowledge of the health and social care sector, plus his experience as a Chair, it is a perfect fit and will help ensure we continue to develop our specialist high-quality care services.”


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