Director of Children and Family Services and External Affairs
Mary qualified as a social worker in 1991 and spent the first five years of her career as a social worker in Glasgow. After a spell at a family support project in Drumchapel, she spent some time seconded as the social work representative on a multi-disciplinary team delivering child protection training across the West of Scotland, based within the Police training centre in Glasgow.
For 14 years, Mary worked with Quarriers and Barnardo’s Scotland and was involved in the development and delivery of a range of services for children and their families in partnership with a range of local authorities and other partners across the west of Scotland. Mary joined Children 1st in May 2014.