Donna has skills, experience and knowledge with respect to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the embedding of a children’s rights-based approach. She has developed her skills and understanding through her work with many organisations including Children 1st, NSPCC Scotland and Who Cares? Scotland.
She has applied her passion and knowledge in roles with the Scottish Football Association, Scottish Women’s Football, Children’s Hearings Scotland and through her own business Child Friendly Culture where she has worked to support lasting change in environments to help ensure that children and young people are able to claim their rights. She also has experience of leading Scottish Government’s GIRFEC team and is now the operations lead with CELCIS (Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection).