Margaret’s career in public services spanned both local and national government. Beginning in children’s residential services, she has substantial policy and leadership experience across a range of roles in public policy particularly in social care including staff development and training, service improvement and regulation and inspection of services. She has experience of developing health and social services policy and legislation and its strategic and operational implementation through partnership and co production with a range of stakeholders including people who use services and their carers. This includes leading the programme of implementation for the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act. Margaret chairs the Children’s Commissioner for Wales Adult Advisory Panel and is a member of Pobl’s Care and Support Board.