Cathy Taylor is the Regional Outreach Manager at Disclosure and Barring Service. She is part of the Partnerships Team and manages the team of regional outreach advisers who support organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland with DBS processes and legislation. She also supports partnerships with national organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Prior to working for DBS Cathy has worked in the voluntary sector supporting workforce development, developing and delivering training to the children’s workforce, supporting families with pre-school children and children who have been impacted by domestic abuse. She has also been a children’s centre manager employed by a local authority and has been a member of a Local Safeguarding Children’s Board training team.