Shauna Breen

Practice Improvement Advisor

Knowledge & Practice Development

Shauna is a specialist in child sexual exploitation, having spent 16 years supporting children; including working directly with young people, strategically, and in management.

She has experience developing, delivering and evaluating voluntary sector programmes as a service manager and securing funding support to help children and their families facing difficulties. Over the course of her career, Shauna has worked in a number of organisations such as Barnardo’s, The Children’s Society and Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid. She has also worked for statutory organisations, where she specialised in both extra and intra-familial harm and focused on shaping systematic change to improve the response to children and young people affected by issues such as child sexual exploitation, trafficking and serious youth violence.