Ben is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist working for the NHS in Bristol. He leads a multidisciplinary team that works holistically with children and families. He has experience working alongside other agencies and networks key to a child’s development, including schools and specialist educational placements, GPs, hospitals, and social care. He has had training and everyday practical experience of child protection and safeguarding issues. He is excited to have recently become a Governor at Henleaze Junior school and help shape the future of the school and be part of the educational and personal development of young people.