Leslie Morphy has had a long career, largely in the not for profit sector, including most recently as CEO of the national homeless charity, Crisis. 

Prior to that she was a Director of The Prince’s Trust, Head of Research and Development at the Basic Skills Agency, and Director of a social enterprise: Broadcasting Support Services. 

Leslie has held a number of non-executive positions including as chair of Oxford Brookes University, a non-executive director at the Home Group housing association and as the senior independent at Surrey and Borders NHS mental health trust.  She is also currently a trustee of Create London, an arts charity. She has degrees from the London School of Economics and Birkbeck College London and an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes.