• Anne Marie is Chair of our Children’s Services and youth homelessness prevention services.

    She is Chief Executive of Kensington and Chelsea Education Ltd, providing advice and guidance to organisations working in education, child protection and welfare. She is a Non-Executive Director of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospital, and Chair of Academy Trustees for Holland Park School.

    For the last three years she held the position of Chief Executive at Barnardo’s. Other career highlights include:

    • Deputy CEO and Executive Director for Family and Children’s Services, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, 2006 to 2010

    • Regional Director of Local Government London, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister London, 2003 to 2008

    • Corporate Executive Director of North Tyneside Council, 2001 to 2003

    • Director of Education and Family Services, East Lothian Council, 1995 to 2001

    • Assistant Director of Education, Lothian Regional Council, 1988 to 1995