Joined: March 2005
Ila worked for eight years as a manager for Cambridge City Council’s Community Development Team managing voluntary sector support and equalities work, including several European funded employment projects. She also set up several projects for people with disabilities. She has worked for a number of different voluntary organisations including the Cambridge Women’s Resources Centre, and the Tenants’ Support Service. She was a Board member, for over ten years, of the Cambridge Cooperative Development Agency, providing advice and support services for cooperatives and social enterprise.
Ila also played a key role in the establishment of a national BME infrastructure partnership that brings together national, regional and local groups, called Voice4Change England.
Ila is currently a non-executive Director for Government Office, East of England.