Sue Millman has spent her career in the voluntary sector. Initially Sue worked with people who were homeless or needing support in their housing situation. She became CEO of a youth homeless charity, Capital Housing Project; then CEO of Alcohol Recovery Project, a housing association also providing day services across London; and her last post in the housing sector was as Director of Support at Advance, a national housing association providing services to people with mental ill-health, and learning disability. In 2007 Sue became CEO of Ataxia UK. The ataxias are degenerative, life-limiting neurological conditions affecting balance and co-ordination for which there are no treatments and cures; there are around 12,000 people with ataxia in the UK. Over the last 15 years Sue has become familiar with the policy issues affecting the rare disease and neurological environment. She is a Trustee of the Neurological Alliance, serving for a number of years as Vice Chair.