Enver Solomo

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"Enver Solomon has recently taken up a new role as Director of Evidence and Impact at the National Children's Bureau. He lead's the organisation's policy, research, communications and public affairs work. Enver has played a senior role in a number of well respected voluntary sector organisations. Prior to joining NCB he was director of policy at the Children's Society leading work on influencing the government's welfare reforms and producing a major report with parliamentarians on children who go missing from care. He has also worked as an assistant director of policy and research at Barnardo's where he led on youth justice, children in care, safeguarding, child sexual exploitation and youth support. He played a pivotal role in Barnardo's work influencing the debate on early intervention and calling for a pro active use of care for children at risk.

"Enver has an established track record in social policy and criminal justice policy. Before working at Barnardo's he was deputy director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies (CCJS), an independent charity that was then affiliated to the Law School at King's College. During his time at the Centre Enver led on the production of a number of influential reports that had a direct impact on policy making and public thinking on criminal justice, including a major analysis of the youth justice system in England and Wales.

"Enver has produced a number of reports and co edited three books for Policy Press, most recently a review of child protection:Effective safeguarding for children and young people. What next after Munro? He also lectures on the MA in Child Studies at King's College and previously contributed to the King's Masters programme in Criminology.

"Enver is currently an advisor to the Office of the Children's Commissioner and a member of the Department of Education's expert advisory group on children missing from care. He has also worked in an advisory capacity for HM Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales and the Centre for Social Justice."[1]


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  1. NCB Enver Solomo, organizational web page, accessed March 31, 2013.