Since 1997 Tregelles has held various posts across Mencap, including director of personal support since 2002. In that time she has grown the business from £80 million turnover to £180 million.
“Mencap has given me some incredible opportunities over the years and has encouraged me to take on increasing responsibility,” said Tregelles. “My entire career has been spent working alongside people with a learning disability and their families. It is a privilege to be taking on the role of CEO of Mencap at this time.
“Over the coming months I will work with my colleagues to deliver a new strategy focusing on delivering more support to families as well as continuing to provide care and support for thousands of people with a learning disability to live full lives.”