Annie Hudson joined the SCIE board in January 2016 and is the former Chief Executive of the College of Social Work.
trained and practised as a social worker in Brighton and Newcastle upon Tyne.
She was then a lecturer in social work at Manchester University where she researched and published on child protection, young women's experiences of care and social work education.
In 1989 Annie
returned to local authority work as a child care team manager in central Bristol.
has held a number of senior local authority posts; including as Bristol's Director of Adult Community Care
and then, subsequently, as Bristol's Director of Children's Services.
She was also previously a member of the Research in Practice Board and of the national Adoption Leadership Board.