Fiona Wallace (BA Hons, DIPSW, MA) is an Independent Social Worker, and former employed Children's Guardian, with particular experience in working with adults with mental health, drug and alcohol issues, and adverse childhood experiences. She has over 30 years direct work experience in mental health provision, statutory child protection, adoption and fostering, and children in care social work. Her first degree was in psychology and philosophy. Recently she completed a Masters in contemporary fine art and cultural contexts. Fiona has been involved with Nagalro Council in particular with recent conferences, training, and the Black Children's Lives Matter sub group. Fiona feels privileged to have the opportunity to take up the role of acting Vice Chair of Nagalro at this important time for the association. She particularly welcomes open and regular lines of communication with all Council and Nagalro members, in order to continue to improve all aspects of our offer to our members and to the children we serve.