Senior management

Susan Hoath

Susan Hoath

Chief Executive

Joining Vista as Chief Executive in January 2019, Susan leads our continued development as one of the largest local charities, growing our partnerships and supporting our community. 

Susan spent 20 years working in and with the NHS and local authorities, mostly in roles commissioning community services and working across health and care, and worked with the Sight Loss sector from that side of the table for several years before making the move to the charity sector.  

Kate Naish

Kate Naish

Director of Income Generation

Kate joined Vista in 2013 and has worked in the charity sector for 24 years in various fundraising and development roles. She has recently completed an MSc in Voluntary Sector Management at Bayes Business School. Responsible for Vista’s Fundraising, Marketing, Communications and Retail teams Kate also leads on business development and is the lead director for the capital development project at Leicester Forest East.
Steve Payne

Steve Payne

Operations Director

Steve joined Vista in 2006, now Director of Care and Services, his passion and commitment to provide high quality care in our residential homes and community services continues. Using his skills in communication, experience and knowledge his ambitions are to lead Vista and influence society by working in partnership both locally and nationally. Being an expert adviser to the National Institute Clinical Excellence, his aims are to ensure that the needs of those affected by sight loss are met, including accessible information and the built environment.
Barinder Dale

Barinder Dale

Director of Finance and Governance

Barinder joined Vista in 2021 leading on finance strategy, planning and performance as well as charity governance, facilities and IT. Prior to joining Vista, Barinder was Head of Corporate Services at Activity Alliance a sports disability-based charity in Loughborough. Barinder is excited to be working on the Capital development project, leading work with potential investors and funders.