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SallyAnn Kelly

Chief Executive, Aberlour

SallyAnn has more than 25 years of experience working in children’s services, having qualified as a social worker in 1990. She was promoted to her first management post in 1996 and has worked in several Scottish local authorities in middle and senior management positions.

Prior to joining Aberlour as CEO, SallyAnn worked for Barnardo’s Scotland, first as Head of Operations, then as Acting Director of Barnardo’s Scotland. She took on a role as Senior Manager for the National 3rd Sector GIRFEC Project in 2013.

SallyAnn has worked on a number of strategic working groups at Scottish Government level and has a particular interest in the protection of children, promoting children’s rights and ensuring looked after children are supported to achieve their full potential.  She also has a keen interest in developing Leadership capacity across organisations delivering services to children.

SallyAnn currently chairs the Committee for Children and Young People, within the Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland.