Better Start Cornerstones
CECD Senior Management Team
Merle is Director for the Blackpool Centre for Early Child Development, leading the multi agency Better Start programme, led by the NSPCC in partnership with Blackpool Council and Health partners.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Annette sits over business infrastructure of the team, including liaison with funder and stakeholders.
SENIOR DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Clare is primarily responsible for evidence-based interventions and innovative developments and is the lead for the targeted Better Start programmes.
SENIOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Sharon leads the Community Development team and delivers a range of Community Action Projects in partnership with local families and stakeholders.
SENIOR RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Emma supports the team with the research, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Better Start programme.
SENIOR EARLY YEARS & INCLUSION DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Colette leads on support to our Early Years Settings and delivers a range of projects in partnership with children, families, providers and stakeholders.