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Julie Quinn
Executive Director

Julie comes to Footesteps as our first Executive Director. She has a wealth of experience spanning over 35 years in health and social care. As a clinician, she worked in the NHS in a variety of settings delivering patient care and leading organisations. She has also led charitable and social enterprises as well as successful private sector services. 


Passionate about quality care she has developed a keen interest in risk management and improved safety. As an advocate for minority groups, Julie is particularly invested in improving conditions for night workers. She lends her voice to those who work ‘the forgotten shift’ and seeks recognition and improved safety for them and those they care for.

Dr Steven Lockley
The Safer Programme

Dr. Steven Lockley is a Neuroscientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Timeshifter's Co-founder and Chief Scientist. Dr. Lockley is also an Adjunct Professor and VC Fellow at the Surrey Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey in the UK.


In summary, Professor Steven Lockley's work significantly contributes to our understanding of sleep, circadian rhythms, and their impact on health and performance. His multidisciplinary approach continues to shape the field of chronobiology and improve well-being worldwide.

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