Lesley Anne has over 25 years’ experience working in the policy arena of violence against women and girls and is passionately committed to eradicating this blight on society. She worked for Newcastle City Council leading on the cities Violence against Women and Girls Programme this involved setting the strategic direction for the cities multi –agency partnership, informing policy and practice and service delivery. She then went on to lead a Community Safety Department, her portfolio included addressing high impact and advising on the commissioning of victim’s services.
She is an experienced Domestic Homicide Chair and report writer and has significant expertise of working with bereaved families during reviews, ensuring their voices are heard.
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