Evelyn started in post in November 2017 bringing an impressive track record with her, having held senior positions in a variety of health and voluntary organisations over the last 25 years.
Among her notable roles, Evelyn was chair of Central Manchester Primary Care Trust and then NHS Manchester over a 12 year period, also holding a board-level role at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust.
She is currently chair of the Arawak Walton Housing Association, which provides homes to people in Stockport and Trafford and is a board governor at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Evelyn was awarded an OBE in 2006 for services to ethnic minorities in the field of health.
Her particular areas of interest are in tackling inequalities in health and social care and promoting equality and diversity.