I have over 20 years experience working in the public sector including most recently being part of a senior management team for a Local Authority children's services.  I have extensive knowledge and experience of Ofsted Inspections, Safeguarding, Education Outcomes and SEND improvement.  I have also significant experience of working with colleagues from the Department of Education at a regional and national level.  I have recently begun to set up my own company, which will provide data analysis, quality assurance, performance and improvement advice to local authorities and other organisations which support the public sector.  I have had previous experience of being a member of a governing body for a special school that was rated inadequate by Ofsted, supporting their rapid improvement and have also chaired a number of partnership meetings within safeguarding partnerships.

I am passionate about supporting the improvement of outcomes for children and young people and welcome the opportunity to support Children's Links as its Chair of Trustees in delivering its ambitions and goals.