Dallas Pounds

A palliative care nurse by background and with vast experience of the sector, Dallas joined Royal Trinity Hospice in 2013. 
Dallas Pounds

Previous senior management roles were held at Terrence Higgins Trust and at Buckinghamshire PCT. As chief executive she endeavours to inspire and motivate those she works with, considering leadership to be both a privilege and a responsibility.

In 2015 she won the award for Rising Chief Executive Officer at the Third Sector Annual Awards in recognition of her contribution at the helm of Trinity and also in the wider hospice sector, and in 2017 presented a TEDx talk on talking about and planning for death and dying. Her ‘business head on a charity heart’ motto ensures that Trinity has a sustainable future within an ever changing healthcare environment. 

Dallas is passionate about equality, diversity and inclusion. She led Trinity to become the first hospice to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion and to march at London Pride. She has since brought other hospices on board to march and spearheaded the formation of the London Hospices LGBT Network.

Outside of Trinity, she is a trustee of Greensleeves Care which manages more than 20 care homes across England. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Senior Associate of The Royal Society of Medicine.

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