Leoni has a degree in Social Pedagogy, a PGC in Systemic Family Therapy and Level 3 in Therapeutic Childcare. Leoni worked 12 years for a charity that provides supported housing for young people in care and care leavers. Most of her experience stems from working in children’s residential homes where she worked as a team leader before managing a semi-independent home. Leoni has worked with many unaccompanied minors and young people who have experienced trauma and/or neglect at some point in their lives. Her emphasis is on trauma-informed practice embedded in a social pedagogical approach to create a nurturing environment and trusting relationships.