Professor Maggie Atkinson
Management and Leadership Consultant, Former Children`s Commissoner for England
Professor Maggie Atkinson is a management and leadership consultant. Her work focuses on organisations who are striving to make life better for children and young people, across education, physical and mental health, criminal and family justice, fighting for equality and social justice, especially if they live disadvantaged lives. After a 40 year career with children and young people and those who work with them, she is a fearless defender of their right to have the very best services adults can provide; to be valued as young citizens; and to access what society has to offer, going on to make positive contributions as they grow to be adults. Maggie was the second Children’s Commissioner for England from March 2010 to February 2015.