Syncora, part of The Calico Group, has announced the appointment of Sarah Swanson as their managing director. New Syncora MD Sarah Swanson Sarah brings with her vast experience in the social impact sector, and has spent years in senior positions within organisations that deliver tangible results and positive change for individuals and their families, such as Nugent, the social care charity, and Save the Children. Sarah said: ‘I am motivated by making a difference to people’s lives and improving life chances for all. By working collaboratively with Syncora’s specialist services, we have the potential to create lasting change in the lives of people in the North West. 'Our purpose, values and vision will remain at the forefront of current and future development, ensuring joined up services create a more person-centred approach.' Syncora’s collaborative services deliver social impact that make a real difference to people’s lives. These services include drug and alcohol addiction treatment and recovery, domestic abuse relief, homelessness support, residential and dementia care, and skills training and education. Find out more at www.calico.org.uk DDN magazine is a free publication self-funded through advertising. We are proud to work in partnership with many of the leading charities and treatment providers in the sector.