Fostering through Social Enterprise is delighted that a former FtSE colleague and long-time advocate of social enterprise has taken the top job at The Fostering Network.
Kevin Williams, who was previously CEO of TACT, took up his new post on 1 June 2015, the first day of Foster Care Fortnight.
Kevin took the lead in setting up FtSE in 2007, having identified the need for a body that represents the views, perspectives and experience of charitable and not-for-profit fostering providers.
Since then he has engaged vigorously in a number of national campaigns and spoken out for children and foster carers.
At a time when increasing numbers of Independent Fostering Providers are being bought up by private equity firms, it's good news that The Fostering Network, a charity that more than any other shapes the foster care agenda, is being led by someone with a background in third sector fostering.
We hope there will be many opportunities to work together in the future.
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