Alison Thorpe
Business Manager
Alison is an experienced business manager with over 25 years of success in business development, project management and system administration. She has worked in a wide variety of industry settings from Schools, Hotels, Television & Programming to Advertising and Agency business. She has a solid background in identifying and maximising new business opportunities both nationally and internationally. She has managed web content, administrative and management systems for small and large organisations. She joined AILC in 2014 as a Business Adviser on a consultancy basis and became a staff member in April 2016.

Sarah Webb
Policy Adviser

Sarah has 30 years experience in childrens services, from practitioner to senior manager. Following comparitive safeguarding research in the USA and UK, she worked in inner London and South Yorkshire, taking one of the first dedicated ACPC posts in Sheffield. Sarah has worked in both the voluntary sector, as national programme development manager with the NSPCC and local government; as Head of Safeguarding. Sarah has been a past Chair of BASPCAN, and is a trained safeguarding Peer Reveiwer. Since 2012 Sarah has worked independently; in LSCB Consultancy, and as an Interim Manager. She joined AILC in 2014 as a Consultant with a lead focus on Policy and became the Staff Policy Adviser from April 2016.

Frankie Good
Administration Assistant

Frankie worked for Cafcass for over eight years as PA to Deputy Chief Executive, a national role. In 2011, having moved to Norfolk, she commenced employment with Norfolk County Council, Children’s Services - serving as Clerk to Governors for a number of schools. Frankie's previous roles were spent as PA to Sales/Marking Directors of Software Houses, Specialist Recruitment Agencies, Commercial Radio and Television. Frankie joined AILC in October 2015.