Gillian Baranski keynote speaker

Gillian Baranski

Chief Inspector, Care Inspectorate Wales

Gillian Baranski

Gillian was appointed as Chief Inspector of Care Inspectorate Wales in October 2016.

Gillian joined the Welsh Government in 2010 as the Chief Executive of CAFCASS Cymru, but first became a civil servant in 2005 as the Home Office Crime Director for Wales. Gillian previously worked as a barrister for the Magistrates’ Courts Service including serving as the Justices’ Chief Executive of South Wales Magistrates’ Courts Committee.

For services to vulnerable children in Wales, Gillian received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2015.