Maria BallChair of the NCF Board


Maria Ball is the long-standing CEO of Quantum Care, a Community Benefit Society providing residential care services for older people.

Maria has extensive experience of the social care sector, having worked for voluntary, charitable, public and private organisations throughout her career. This experience has given her a keen understanding of the range of issues affecting small and large organisations across a wide range of age groups and differing client needs. Maria is also a specialist in organisational change and development, having lead a national social care/special needs management consultancy for 8 years.

Maria’s overarching passion is to drive forward change for those who are most disadvantaged. It is this passion that has led her to take on the role of Chair and Non-Executive Director in many public and charitable organisations, most recently as Board Member of AgeUK Hertfordshire and Chair of the National Care Forum.