Beverley Burke, Chair

Beverley is a Senior Lecturer in social work at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. She has practiced as a social worker with children and families and has published widely in the areas of anti-oppressive practice, values and ethics. Beverley is co-editor of the practice section of the international peer-reviewed academic journal ‘Ethics and Social Welfare‘.

Vivien Freeman, Vice Chair

Vivian is a retired Children and Families Social Worker/Manager, who latterly specialised in Children with Disabilities and their Families. Now as an Independent worker she undertakes Reviews of Children in Secure Accommodation for Coram Voice and volunteers on a Helpline for Abused Women and at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Catherine Poulter, Honorary Treasurer

David Pitcher, Applications Secretary

Jon Bolton, Trustee

Jon is a consultant and trainer. He also works part-time for PAMIS Scotland as their Learning and Development Director. He was previously a senior social work manager, a Workforce Development Adviser for the SSSC (the social service regulator and workforce development agency in Scotland), and a lecturer at the University of Dundee.