Carol Iddon

Prior to joining Action for Children (then NCH) in July 2003 as Assistant Director for Business Development, Carol had worked in local authority children’s services for over 20 years. She is a qualified social worker with a background in residential care, child protection and managing at a senior level across all services for children including looked after services. During her time with Action for Children, Carol has held a number of roles and is currently the Managing Director of Children's Services where she has responsibility for all the services operated by Action for Children across the UK.

In addition to her management responsibilities, Carol also chairs and represents Action for Children at internal and external meetings, to establish positive relationships with other statutory, voluntary, and private sector organisations.

In February 2018, Carol also took on the role of Acting Chief Executive in addition to her existing role of Managing Director of Children's Services.