AD Safeguarding Network Contacts

Meetings are now being held as video conferences; for all enquiries, please email

Next meeting: Friday 9 September 10:00am. 

All these meetings are 10.00-12.00 If you have any items you would like to add to the agenda, please email

Venue:  Virtual in (MS Teams and then review for possible return to face to face meetings depending on public health guidance and your views)

More information at the AD Safeguarding Network page

Authority Assistant Director (or equivalent) with responsibility for Safeguarding Contact Details PA
Bracknell Forest Sonia Johnson
Assistant Director Redmond
01344 351686
Brighton and Hove Anna Gianfrancesco
Interim Assistant Director, Children’s Safeguarding & Care
01273 29503
Amber Bailey
01273 293697
Buckinghamshire Richard Nash
Service Director, Children’s Social Care
01296 382053
Deborah Richardson
East Sussex Kathy Marriott
Assistant Director Early Help and Social Care
01273 336528
Lesley Leppard
01273 336528
Hampshire Stuart Ashley
Assistant Director (Children and Families)
01962 846370
Mira Larkin
01962 846370
Isle of Wight Stuart Ashley
Assistant Director (Children and Families)
01962 846370
Mira Larkin
01962 846370
Kent Sarah Hammond
Director of Specialist Children's Services
03000 411488
03000 416188
Medway Donna Marriott
AD Children’s Social Care
Emma Malthouse
01634 336313
Milton Keynes Mac Heath
Director of Children's Services
01908 253121
Denise Malone
Oxfordshire Hannah Farncombe
Deputy Director, Children's Social Care and YOS
01865 323576
01865 328545
Portsmouth Sam Bushby
Deputy Director Children and Families Services PCC Hoskins
02392 84 1195
Reading Maria Young
Director of Social Care
Slough Carol Douch
Assistant Director for Safeguarding
Southampton Steph Murray
Deputy Director, Children's Social Care
07909 321174
Teah Matson
079 2038 7917
Surrey Matt Ansell
Director of Safeguarding and Family Resilience Whittle
West Berkshire Pete Campbell
Head of Children & Family Services
01635 519735
Angie Penrose
01635 519723
West Sussex Jenny Boyd
Assistant Director – Social Care 226378
Windsor and Maidenhead Lin Ferguson
Director of Children’s Services (Achieving for Children)
01628 796019
Kirsty Doherty
07754 859591
Wokingham Adam Davis
Assistant Director, Safeguarding Martin

Please contact Isabelle Gregory with any additions, alterations or corrections.