Raven's Chair - Caroline Armitage

Caroline took on the role of Chair of Raven Housing Trust in September 2016.

Caroline also chairs Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust which provides mental health services across the South East. She is also chair of Livability, a charity which helps people with a wide range of disabilities, including providing education and long term care and living options. She was Chief Executive of the Royal Blind Society. In all these roles she is passionate about promoting community engagement and life chances for all, including the most disadvantaged people in our society.

Caroline is a qualified solicitor and experienced corporate lawyer, specialising in private company mergers, acquisitions and restructuring. Caroline was a partner at both Thomas Eggar LLP (now part of Irwin Mitchell) and ASB-Law for many years prior to her move into leadership in broader civil society.

On a personal level she is married to Andrew, has two adult children and a cheeky little dog who requires a lot of walks! She is actively involved in her local community and a committed member of her local church. As a keen gardener she also tries to find time to grow her own veg.