Catriona Williams OBE is the Chief Executive of Children in Wales, the national umbrella organisation for those who work with children, young people and their families in Wales.

Catriona Williams

Catriona has worked in the children's sector all her professional life as a social worker, lecturer, researcher and manager of children's services. She was a leading member of the campaign to establish the first Children's Commissioner for Wales. She has been a member of many Welsh Government and UK Government working groups and on the board of several charities. She was President of Eurochild, set up to combat child poverty across Europe. She was also President of the International Forum for Child Welfare, a Vice President of the European Platform of Social NGOs and was appointed as a Commissioner to the UK Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission in 2012.