National Advisory Board member
Who am I?
I am Claire Protheroe, National Manager for Wales for PACEY Cymru, the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years.
What do I do?
I lead and manage the work of PACEY in Wales which includes developing and maintaining strategic relationships with key partners and providing leadership and business planning for the organisation in Wales over many key areas. I also represent the Cwlwm consortium on the National Advisory Board.
My areas of interest and/or experience
I have many years of childcare and early years experience and have held a variety of roles within the sector including working as a registered childminder and supporting settings on the ground before moving to more strategic level roles.
What’s important to me
- Ensuring representation for the childcare and play sector and that their voice is heard.
- Supporting engagement between CIW and the sector to ensure a consistent, open and transparent approach.
- Influencing and driving improvement.
- Sharing good practices to support the development of higher quality.