Hereward has over 40 years experience working with children, young people and families, the mentally ill, hospital patients and the elderly. His work experience, clinically and at a senior management level, has been in voluntary and public agencies in the UK and USA.
Hereward trained as a Psychiatric Social Worker and later as a psychotherapist.
He helped to establish and develop ChildLine UK and spent 14 years as Director of Children’s Services / Director of Policy, Research and Development.
Before joining ChildLine he was Principal Social Worker (teaching) at Guy’s Hospital.
Hereward has a particular interest in the training and development of Volunteers, working alongside professionals, in Voluntary Organisations.