Sue Tibballs


Chief Executive, The Sheila McKechnie Foundation
Sue Tibballs is a Chief Executive with over twenty five years’ experience working at the forefront of
the social change sector in the UK. CEO of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation since January 2016,
previous roles include CEO Women in Sport, Projects Director of The Future Foundation, and
Women’s Affairs Campaigner at The Body Shop.

She is politically experienced including twice serving as a retained Ministerial Advisor. She is an
excellent advocate and spokesperson regularly asked to give comment in the media. Sue was
awarded an OBE for ‘services to sport’ in the 2014 New Year’s Honour’s list and has an Honorary
Degree from Liverpool Edge Hill University for ‘services to women’s health’. She has served as a
Trustee and Chair of Fawcett and is currently Patron of Crystal Palace Ladies’ Football Club.