Caroline Phipps is Chief Executive of Barod. Barod is a third sector organisation delivering a range of services and interventions to individuals and families with substance misuse issues across south Wales. She has been working in this field for 18 years and in Barod for 15 years.
She is a member of Gwent and Cwm Taf Area Planning Boards and chairs the Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse (APoSM). She represents the third sector substance misuse network on the National Strategic Implementation Board.
Caroline is the Chair of the Recovery working Group for Welsh Government. This group developed and led on the implementation of the Recovery Framework for Wales, launched in February 2014. She is passionate about delivering recovery oriented services and involving service users in all aspects of service deliver and design.