Siobhan Edwards

Siobhan Edwards

Senior Associate

Siobhan is a Senior Associate at Innovation Unit. She brings over 25 years’ of experience in the voluntary, public and private sectors to the roles of coach, facilitator and freelance project manager, working on a range of projects and programmes.

For the last three years, Siobhan has worked as an Innovation Coach on the Department for Education’s Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme, supporting a number of projects looking at new ways of working with children and adolescents in and on the edge of care. Siobhan has led on the design and delivery of several key learning events for the Innovation Programme focused on aspects of innovation practice. Recently, she facilitated a workshop with Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council, supporting them with the adoption and adaption of the Mockingbird Family Model and North Yorkshire’s ‘No Wrong Door’ approach to working with looked after adolescents with complex needs. She is currently a core part of the design team for the programme’s National Learning Conference, which will be held in February 2018.

Prior to working with Innovation Unit, Siobhan was founding Fellowship Director for the Clore Social Leadership Programme, a charity that seeks to identify, connect and develop aspiring leaders in the social sector. She also worked in programme design and delivery for Nesta.