Lorrainne Smyth
Chief Executive, Action With Communities In Cumbria

Lorrainne is nominated by the Third Sector Network to represent Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise interests on the Board and ensure that the sector has an effective voice in strategy development and delivery.

Since 2012 Lorrainne has been Chief Executive at ACTion with Communities in Cumbria. Prior to her current role she worked as Strategic Policy Advisor Community Programmes and Performance Manager at Cumbria County Council, where she advised on community engagement and inclusion.

Her background is in community development, specialising in rural communities. She has also held management positions in private sector training and development companies, local authorities and Third Sector organisations.