Share Share on LinkedInEmailShare on facebookTweet this Trustees Claire Tyler (Baroness Tyler of Enfield)NCB PresidentClaire has been President of NCB since 2012.Elaine SimpsonChair of NCBElaine holds Chair and Director roles across the children's sector.Dr Sarah Dividson, MBEVice ChairSarah is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist for a children's service.Ed HannanTreasurerEd was elected Honorary Treasurer for NCB in 2013.Terrence Collis TrusteeTerrence joined NCB's Board in 2014.Thivya JeyashankerYoung TrusteeShe has been volunteering with Young NCB since 2012.Clare LaxtonTrusteeClare is Head of Policy & Public Affairs at cancer charity, CLIC Sargent.Councillor Ken MeesonTrusteeKen is Leader of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council.Karl PodmoreTrusteeKarl has extensive experience working in children's social care.Page Nyame-SatterthwaiteYoung TrusteePage has volunteered as part of Young NCB for over five years.Liz Railton, CBETrusteeLiz has a background in social work & local government.Anita TiessenTrusteeAnita Tiessen is CEO for WAGGGS, the global movement for girls.Cecil WorthingtonTrusteeCecil has worked for range of client groups in the children's sector. Leadership Team Anna FeuchtwangChief ExecutiveAnna joined NCB in September 2014 as our Chief Executive.Annamarie Hassall MBEDirector of Practice and ProgrammesAnnamarie leads teams to deliver programmes & influence practice.Enver SolomonDirector of External AffairsEnver leads our policy, research, fundraising & communications work.Celine McStravickDirector of Northern Ireland, NCBCeline leads the campaign on OBA in NI.Dame Christine LenehanDirector of the Council for Disabled ChildrenAs Director of the Council for Disabled Children, Christine works tirelessly to see a fully inclusive society where al… Directors Deirdre McAliskeyAssistant Director - Northern IrelandDeirdre contributes to the strategic direction of our work in NI.John DoddDirector: Research and PolicyJohn is responsible for leading NCB’s research, policy and public affairs functions. John has over a decade’s e…Laura McFarlaneDirector: LEAPLaura has been the Director of the LEAP Programme since 2014. She was part of an innovative partnership that successfu…Frances LyonsAssistant Director - Northern IrelandFrances leads NI's research, evidence & impact work.Dan OakerDirector: Financial Controller Dan helps to ensure that there are robust financial controls in place.Matthew SowemimoDirector: Development, Fundraising & CommunicationsMatthew manages the fundraising and communications team.Philippa StobbsAssistant Director: EducationPhilippa is our expert on disability & special educational needs.Amanda HarveyAssistant Director: Partnerships & Social CareAmanda is responsible for Social Care.Amanda AllardAssistant Director: HealthAmanda leads on NCB's health work. Practice and Programmes Alison PennyCoordinator, Childhood Bereavement NetworkAlison leads the work of the Childhood Bereavement Network.Susan SoarSenior Development Officer, Early Childhood UnitSusan provides learning & development support to our early years work.Amber DeRosaParticipation Officer Amber manages our work with children and young people.Lisa HallgartenCoordinator of the Sex Education ForumLisa leads the work of the Sex Education Forum.Pam ShawSenior Participation Officer, Council for Disabled ChildrenPam oversees the Making Ourselves Heard network and has established it as the go-to place for professionals to share i…Daphne Henderson-FigueroaCommunications and Membership Officer, Council for Disabled ChildrenDaphne looks after CDC's member organisations & communications.Martin BullIndependent Support Contract Manager, Council for Disabled ChildrenMartin oversees the government funded Independent Support programme and has established it as a successful contributor…Dr Polly HasteTraining Lead, Sex Education Forum Polly manages the Sex Education Forum’s training portfolio.Martha EvansNational Coordinator, Anti-Bullying AllianceMartha manages the Anti-Bullying Alliance’s programme work.Emily HamblinSenior Development Officer, Health and Well-beingEmily leads the Children & Young People HIV Network. Research and Policy Dr Katie RixResearch ManagerKatie manages a range of projects for our research team.Dr Jen GibbSenior Research OfficerJen is a Senior Research Officer.Dr Bekah RyderSenior Research OfficerBekah joined NCB’s Research Centre in September 2015. Public Relations Jan WebbBusiness Development Manager (Charitable Funds)Jan develops income to support NCB’s work with vulnerable children.Emma BirdHead of EngagementEmma leads on stakeholder engagement for NCB.Holly SteellDigital & Communications OfficerHolly looks after NCB’s digital work, including the website & social media.Richard NewsonMedia and Communications OfficerRichard manages our communications & press work. Northern Ireland Owen WhitfordOffice CoordinatorOwen oversees the administration of the NI office.Dr Richard NugentSenior Policy and Research AnalystRichard has over 10 years’ experience in research projects.Teresa GeraghtySenior Policy and Research AnalystTeresa has substantial experience of working in research & policy.Claire DorrisPolicy and Research AnalystClaire provides a link between policy and research in NI.Gill HassardSenior Participation OfficerGill strengthens and publicises the voices of young people in NI.Lisa McArthurFinance OfficerLisa is responsible for overseeing the finances of NCB NI.