Wendy THOMSON

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-10-28
Education Verdun HS, McGill Univ Montreal (Dip Collegial Studies, Batchelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work), Univ of Bristol (PhD)
Books & Publications incl: Bureaucracy and Community (contrib, 1990), Citizen's Rights in a Modern Welfare System (contrib, 1992), Management for Quality in Local Government (contrib, 1992), Fitness for Purpose: Shaping New Patterns for Organisations and Management (co-author, 1993), Future Directions for In-Care Services in a Sustainable Child Welfare System (2010), Towards Sustainable Child Welfare (2010), Jurisdictional Comparisons of Child Welfare System Design (2010), Reducing Administrative Burden in Child Welfare (2010), A New Approach to Funding Child Welfare in Ontario (2011), Aboriginal Child Welfare in Ontario: A Discussion Paper (2011), Realizing a Sustainable Child Welfare System in Ontario (2012), Clarifying the Scope of Child Welfare Services (2012), A New Approach to Accountability and System Management (2012), Exploring the Intersection of Culture and Education in Nunavik (co-author, 2012), Evidence-based Management in Child Welfare: Researchers and Decision-makers Working Hand in Hand (co-author, 2012); author of working papers for govts of Ontario and Quebec on child welfare and healthcare, also contrib to various other publications and author numerous conf papers
Recreations single parenting, tennis, skiing
Clubs Montreal Athletics Assoc, Monkland Tennis
Style Dr Wendy Thomson, CBE
Career exec dir Head and Hands Community Clinic (Montreal) 1977-80, exec dir West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped (Quebec) 1981-82, sr prog offr GLC 1985-86, sr prog offr London Strategic Policy Unit (LSPU) 1986-87, dep chief exec London Borough of Islington 1987-93, chief exec Turning Point 1993-96, chief exec London Borough of Newham 1996-99, dir of inspection Audit Cmmn 1999-2001, DG OPSR 2001-05, prof of social policy McGill Univ Montreal 2005-, dir Sch of Social Work McGill Univ 2005-14, md Norfolk County Council 2014-; DG Cabinet Office 2001-05; cmmr Ontario Cmmn to Promote Sustainable Child Welfare 2009-12, chair Expert Gp on Health Care Financing in Quebec 2012-; int expert Advsy Gp African Cmmn for Local Govt Improvement 2011-; research affiliations incl: Centre for Interuniversity Research and Analysis of Organizations 2010-, McGill Centre for Research on Children and Families 2006-
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