Sense appoints new Chief Executive

Sense, the national disability charity, has appointed Richard Kramer as its new Chief Executive Officer. Kramer replaces Gillian Morbey OBE, who has been leading the disability charity since 2010.

Kramer joined Sense in 2013 as Deputy Chief Executive and has been responsible for the oversight of operational services, fundraising, quality, and business development functions, as well as policy and communications.

Richard Kramer, Sense Chief Executive, said:

“I am immensely proud and humbled to be appointed CEO. Over the last five years I have been touched by the incredible work Sense do. This is a charity that I love and which matters to me. Sense’s work is vitally important and we continue to strive to bring positive change for the people we support and their families.”

Dr Justin Molloy, Sense Chair of Trustees, said:

“We’re delighted to appoint Richard as Sense’s new Chief Executive. He brings a wealth of sector experience, and a fantastic understanding of the charity, its work and the people we support. Richard will be an outstanding leader and his knowledge, passion for the cause and vision for Sense will help us support more families and people with complex disabilities.”

Morbey will retain her links at Sense in the position of Social Enterprise Advisor, supporting the charity to oversee the next phase of TouchBase Pears, an innovative new centre based in Selly Oak, Birmingham.

Group Director of Finance and Resources, Kris Murali, replaces Kramer as Deputy CEO.