Our Team

Our management team has over 50 years’ experience in health and social care delivery, from front line social work practice, workforce development and management to senior level commissioning, contracting and consulting.


Alex Sweeney

Alex Sweeney

Managing Director

Alex has spent the entirety of his professional life focused on the delivery of public services in criminal justice, immigration, healthcare and now social care. He has a track record of delivering high-quality, innovative services which provide valued outcomes for service-user and commissioners alike.

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Christine Warner

Head of Adult Services

Christine has over 25 years' operational experience in the adult social care sector. An accomplished senior manager, Christine is experienced in managing local authority statutory social work and integrated health services.

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Martin Murphy

Head of Children's Services

Martin has over 30 years’ experience in child protection social work and management roles. As an experienced and knowledgeable senior service manager, Martin has worked across referral and assessment, MASH and child sexual exploitation (CSE) services.

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Allan Hall

Service Manager – Children’s

Allan has 28 years’ experience working in residential child care and child protection. He is an experienced and knowledgeable manager, who has worked in residential child care, child protection and EDT services.

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Elly Davis

Service Manager - Adults

Elly has over 19 years’ experience in health, social care and advocacy. She was involved in the Department of Health pilot for IMCA services and set up services in 7 local authorities. Elly was MCA/DoLS Lead at Salford City Council for 7 years before joining ICS Assessment Services.

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Simon Whitaker

Consultancy Manager

Simon is a managing consultant and business development professional with a track record of project delivery across health and social care, focusing on strategic and operational improvements in the public sector.

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Kathryn Breen

Project Delivery Manager

As a PRINCE2 Practitioner, Kathryn oversees our project co-ordination team, ensuring the highest quality of service is delivered to our clients. Kathryn has a detailed knowledge of Adults and Children's social care processes and client management systems.

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Alex Reed

Project Consultant

Alex is an experienced project consultant with an in-depth knowledge of the social work sector. Alex co-ordinates the delivery of social work projects to our clients across the East and West Midlands and the North West of England.

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Lee Glasson

Project Consultant

Lee is a project consultant for children and adult services. Lee works together with local authorities to organise and deliver social work projects across the South East, South West, London and the North East of England.

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