Our Team

Anna Bacchoo

Director of Strategic Planning

Anna is responsible for strategic planning at Foundations. Working with the rest of the senior management team, Anna works to ensure our research has an impact on practice and for children and families. She leads on engaging with the sector, including hearing the voices of children and families.

Anna studied politics at the University of Sussex and has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Brighton and she is our Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Before joining Foundations, Anna was head of Practice at What Works for Children’s Social Care and worked in statutory child protection social work for 13 years at Brighton and Hove City Council. She is passionate about social work values and maintains her professional registration.

Anna enjoys family dog walks on the South Downs and Sussex beaches.