Eric started his career in Human Resources, working in the manufacturing and insurance sectors. Eric moved into the independent mental health sector, gaining experience in the areas of CAMHS, secure services, addiction, eating disorders and general mental health. He finished his working career as Chief Executive of one of the largest providers of specialist residential care homes for adults with brain injuries, autism, learning disability and mental health needs. Eric retired from full time paid work in 2014 and now undertakes occasional consultancy work.
He remains passionate that disabled people are enabled to achieve their goals and aspirations.
Eric is married with two adult children. He is chair of his local village hall management committee, copywriter, a keen amateur genealogist and enthusiastic football supporter (Aston Villa and Brackley Town).