Helen Elliott is a specialist safeguarding adviser with over 30 years experience in the field of safeguarding children that also includes work with offenders. With extensive experience of working with schools, early years settings and other agencies, Helen now works independently for a Local Authority Partnership for School Improvement in an advisory role and supports schools with safeguarding training and consultancy. Other roles include associate lecturing at the University of Winchester and working with the Home Office as part of the Gangs, Youth Violence and Exploitation Initiative.