Quarriers Executive Directors
Meet the team that manages Quarriers
Quarriers Executive Directors are responsible for managing a large and exceptionally gifted social care team. This involves implementing a host of user-focused policies, coordinating teams of project workers and support staff and balancing the books.
Paul Moore - Chief Executive Officer
Paul Moore joined Quarriers in May 2010 as Chief Executive Officer. Paul joins us from Action for Children where he was Strategic Director for the north of England for four years.
Paul has a wealth of experience working with young people and has held previous senior positions at Cumbria Council as Head of Children’s Services and Group Manager with Liverpool City Council.
During his time at Liverpool he played a role in Liverpool’s bid for City of Culture status acting as the social services advisor. He's worked in a variety of roles over the years in the area of children and young people, working in local government for 29 years before moving to the voluntary sector four years ago.
Alice Drife - Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Alice Drife joined Quarriers in July 2012 as Service Director/Deputy CEO.
Alice previously worked for Momentum, a national charity which is part of the Irish based Rehab Group as an Executive Director: Head of Health and Social Care. Prior to Momentum she worked for another national charity Community Integrated Care as an Executive Director: Independent Living Services.
Alice has held a variety of senior positions in England and Scotland in both the public and social care sectors. Until July 2012 Alice was also a Trustee on the Board of the Chaseley Trust in East Sussex.
Niall MacPherson - Director for Finance and Corporate Services
Niall is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has held senior finance roles in retail and technology businesses in both the private and public sectors.
Prior to joining Quarriers in December 2010 he was Head of Finance at ITI Scotland Ltd, a Scottish Enterprise-funded project which commercialised world-class technology programmes in the energy, life sciences and digital communications sectors.
In 2005 Niall completed the Cranfield Business School General Management Programme.
Karen Croan - Director of Human Resources & Organisational Development
Karen Croan joined Quarriers as Director of Human Resources in June 2005.
Karen has worked in the care and health sector now for 15 years and is a Psychology Honours Graduate and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
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