Specialist areas:

  • Safeguarding
  • Child development and psychology
  • Developing teams; policies and procedures to improve practice

I am passionately committed to working collaboratively with partners to improve life chances for children, young people and families by implementing systems that promote robust safeguarding arrangements; wellbeing and appropriate educational opportunities.

I have over 34 years of experience working in the field of Education within a multi-agency context. I’m a Chartered Psychologist, with a professional background in working as a teacher, youth worker; educational psychologist and service manager in Education.  I have a wealth of experience in developing and leading teams; delivering training; designing and leading pastoral programmes; undertaking reviews and investigations; facilitating learning events and responding effectively to complaints.