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Staff Profiles

Children in Northern Ireland employs the following members of staff.

Pauline Leeson

Pauline Leeson, CBE

Chief Executive

As Chief Executive of CiNI, Pauline is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of the organisation. She chairs the Early Years Strategic Alliance, Children with Disabilities Strategic Alliance and Children are Unbeatable! Pauline also is a member of the Safeguarding Board (NI) and The Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership.

In her spare time she loves walking the dog!

Email: pauline@ci-ni.org.uk
Tel: 028 9040 1290

Avril McLoughlin

Training Administrator - Part Time

Email: avril@ci-ni.org.uk
Tel: 028 9040 1290

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Roger Gowdy

Finance & Office Manager

Roger manages the finances of the organisation and oversees the office staff.

When he's not doing that, Roger enjoys relaxing with his wife and puppy, and being geeky about coffee, Apple products, and music.

Email: roger@ci-ni.org.uk
Tel: 028 9040 1290

Julie Bolton

Julie Bolton

Locality Development Officer

Julie is the Locality development officer for Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) and is based in Towerhill in Armagh.Julie runs six Children Service Planning locality partnerships in the Southern Outcomes area- Banbridge, Armagh, South Armagh, Dungannon, Rural Dungannon and Craigavon. Julie divides her time between the Belfast and Armagh office. Julie studied at the University of Leeds and gained a B.A in Early Childhood Studies and has also recently passed the ILM Level 5 in Leadership and Management.

She loves spending time with friends and family, and looking after her dog Roxy. In her spare time Julie enjoys heading off to Europe to Snow Board & Surf, as well as having regular spins on her motorbike around Ireland.

Email: julie.bolton@hscni.net
Tel: 028 95363966

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