Stephen Lloyd joined Care for the Carers’ Board in September 2016. Stephen is the Member of Parliament for Eastbourne, and prior to his political career worked in business for over 20 years. Being an active member of the community in Eastbourne, Stephen has been a supporter of Care for the Carers over some years, helping to raise awareness of caring locally. Stephen brings a wealth of skills to the Board with his business experience, helping the charity in its plans to raise funds and diversify its income. His knowledge of the political environment is also an asset, helping to strengthen the voice of carers locally, understanding communications and the media  - supporting us to raise awareness and keep carers on the agenda. Stephen also has personal experience of being a carer.