Janet is a senior leader and strategy consultant with experience across central and local government and the voluntary sector, specializing in children’s services. She is currently studying for an MSc in Management Consultancy and Organizational Change, with a focus on spreading innovation in children’s services in England.
Recent consulting assignments include strategic planning for a range of voluntary organizations in the health, education and social care sector. Recent employed strategy roles include Director of Strategy & Development for St Christopher's Fellowship, a children’s social care charity developing social pedagogy approaches, and Director of Strategy for Barnardo’s, where she led the development of a three year Business Plan and an organization-wide reporting framework.
Previous experience includes two years as Senior Policy Adviser to Michael Gove and Sarah Teather at the Department for Education, four years as Liberal Democrat Cabinet Member at the London Borough of Camden, and fifteen years as a senior civil servant in the DfE and DH.