Sharon is a trustee of Involve. She is the director of her own consultancy – Sharon Squires Consultancy – and has an extensive track record of working with Chief Executives and Managing Directors from the private, public, academic and third sectors, as well as Ministers, MPs and political leaders at the national, regional and local level.

Sharon has extensive experience of designing and leading large transformational change programmes, including integrating and restructuring complex multi-agency departments, leading to substantial improvements in performance and significant cost savings. Previously, Sharon has been a member of the Sheffield Executive Board (2010-16), Director of Change at the Home Office (2010-11), and a Director at Derby City Council (1999-2010). Sharon is an Associate Fellow at the Universities of Birmingham, Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam.