Sharon Stainsby-Thompson Sharon Standby-Thompson is an experienced Trustee and Director, having worked in both the charitable and private sectors. She has been a Trustee at CDLPN, Head of Education for Catch 22 charity and is a Trustee and Director at North East Learning Providers. Sharon is passionate about working with charitable organisations to ensure the best possible outcomes. As a qualified Teacher, Trainer, Coach, Mentor, IQA and Assessor, she has worked in the education and skills sector for more than 18 years and is qualified with the Chartered Management Institute. She is a consummate professional with considerable experience including strategic management, governance, change culture, business growth, quality assurance and performance management including HR functions and financial performance management. She is currently Director at Stainsby Education Solutions, working in partnership with private providers and local authorities and giving consultancy support in business quality development and growth. Sharon has links with the military through her family.