Authors

A wide range of people within and outside of our organisation have written for our blog. To learn more about an author and all of the posts they have written, click the writer’s name.

By using the drop-down box you can order this list by the author’s first name or sort it by the authors who have written the most.

Matt Summers-Sparks
(72)
Digital team
Working across our organisation, Matt coordinates blog posts and edits our website.
Sam Royston
(27)
Policy team
Sam is our expert on the UK benefit system and welfare reform. He leads on child poverty and early years policy work.
Ilona Pinter
(20)
Policy team
Ilona leads on young refugees, migrant, traveller and trafficking policy and is co-chair of the Refugee Children's Consortium.
Natalie Williams
(18)
Policy team
Natalie works on young runaways, child sexual exploitation and trafficking policy, as well as advocacy for looked-after children.
Iryna Pona
(18)
Policy team
Iryna leads on runaways, child sexual exploitation and advocacy for looked after children policy.
Laura Rodrigues
(16)
Policy team
Laura worked on child poverty and early years policy, particularly focusing on welfare reform and children's centres. She left the organisation in 2013.
Sophie Brightwell
(14)
Church team
Sophie supports our Church Partnerships team by coordinating meetings to organising our stall for Greenbelt, all while drinking copious amounts of tea.
Lizzie Murray
(12)
Digital team
As our Social Media Community Manager, Lizzie manages our social media profiles, keeps our content up to date and keeps our fans and followers engaged.
Jim Davis
(10)
Church team
For more than 30 years Jim has supported our community, youth and social work. He worked with children and young people across Bath and North East Somerset, specialising in working within rural and with traveller communities. He spearheads the Good Childhood Conversations initiative, generating and leading debates about childhood, with the aim of creating a better childhood.
David Hounsell
(10)
Policy team
David provides economic advice on our policy work and direct practice. He analyses policy proposals, measures our services' cost-effectiveness and manages improvements in how we measure our impact.