The 2018 Social Worker of the Year awards took place in London on Friday 30th November. Entries for this year's awards open in April 2019. #SWA18

Meet The Trustees


Peter Hay CBE, Chair

Peter Hay is an experienced national and local leader of social care and public sector services and brings a wealth of experience from a social work career which spans over 30 years.

Amongst his ma…

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Beverley Williams MBE, Founder

Beverley worked in the social housing sector for 23 years and changed careers aged 40 when she became a foster carer and first came in touch with social workers. A mother of three, she qualified with…

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James Rook, Trustee

James has worked in health and social care for the past 15 years, previously running two of the largest health and social care providers in the UK.

 

Since 2005 he has been Managing Director of S…

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Joanna Nicolas, Trustee

Joanna Nicolas has over 22 years’ experience working in social care, spending the last 9 years as a child protection consultant, trainer, author and expert witness to the court. Prior to this, she wo…

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Rob Mitchell, Trustee

Rob’s career in social care and social work began over twenty-five years ago, the last seven of which have been at a senior level reporting to the Director Adult Social Services within a Local Author…

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Ana Popovici, Trustee

Ana Popovici is currently Deputy Director of Children's Services at the London Borough of Hillingdon having moved there as Assistant Director in March 2016. She was previously Assistant Director at t…

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