Christine Whiley is the Chief Executive Officer of Carers’ Resource, a post she took up in October 2015. Prior to that she was CEO for a children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing charity in Cheshire. She started her working life as a youth and community worker operating in both the voluntary and statutory sectors in a wide variety of roles, working in partnership with an extensive range of agencies.
In 2002 she became Head of Youth Service in Bradford, subsequently becoming an Assistant Director with responsibility for prevention and early intervention services for 0 – 19 year olds and leading on multi agency responses to parental support, voice and influence work and anti bullying initiatives. She was also an active member of the local children’s safeguarding boards in both Bradford and Cheshire.