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Susie Parsons' obituary

Susie Parsons obituaryMonday 22 June 2015

Energetic chief executive of voluntary and public sector organisations including the London Lighthouse and the Commission for Racial Equality

Susie Parsons, who has died aged 65 following a stroke, was a feminist, a socialist and a campaigner, dedicated to challenging and innovatory projects in the voluntary and public sectors. Starting at the housing charity Shelter in the 1970s, she played a number of key leadership roles, before founding, in 2005, a management consultancy that has shaped the fortunes of organisations such as the National Aids Trust, the Barrow Cadbury Trust, the British Psychotherapy Foundation and the National Childbirth Trust.

Read the full obituary on The Guardian website