45 years working in Residential Child Care. 15 years each local authority, private and voluntary organisations across care, education and health.
Always where the best can be achieved for children and young people. Continuously involved with developing and supporting policy and practice.
In 2000 NCERCC Manager, and later concurrently in the post of CEO ICHA, working extensively with providers, local and national government, regulator. Continuously involved as a core member of groups involved in many policy and practice developments
Marie has worked for local authorities initially in children’s homes, later in specialist fostering for adolescents.