Louise Cumberland

Louise joined  Devon Communities Together in January 2021 and brings a wide range of experience at an executive  level in housing care and support for vulnerable people.  Her 30 year career spans Housing Associations, Local Authority and Voluntary Sectors. She is an Accredited Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and is  committed to working in partnership with clients to help them overcome barriers that are blocking them from achieving their goals.

Her early career as a campaigner for women’s rights resulted in many new women’s refuges and associated services all over the North West.  She stands up for diversity and promotes equality of access. Her focus in on customers and how we can deliver the best services that meet needs. 

With an honours degree in Sociology and an MSc in Housing, Louise has a strong understanding of how to deliver successful strategic plans which make a difference to the lives of the people we serve.

Louise and her partner  moved to Devon in Summer 2019. They are vegan and  have a smallholding where they are working toward being self-sufficient.  

I love Devon because…

It’s a beautiful county with a true sense of community: full of innovation, creativity and care. I am privileged to live here and play my part in contributing to Devon Communities Together.