I have been a social worker for 12 years working in Wales and England currently Service Manager at London Borough of Camden for Restorative Practice with an interest in relational practice across children and adults work in human services. MA research on Direct Payments and published academic writing on community approaches I have collaborated with organisations to develop restorative practice, like family group conference, methods which have been passed on from Indigenous people for talking and thinking about the future. Under the banner To Love is to Act a connecting message for citizens and professionals, our movement encourages encourages people towards Relational Activism which for us means action in the everyday and making change happen through personal and informal relationships.
Also experienced in community organising around the issue of climate change. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. I am a director of Energise Sussex Coast who are putting solar panels on school roofs and issuing community shares bonding recipients and providers of energy in one inclusive initiative.