Chris Waterman, former Executive Director of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS), has over 40 years’ experience in primary and further education, children’s services and information management in the public and private sectors.
Chris Waterman has been chair and key member of a range of national policy groups in education and children’s services. A prolific broadcaster, speaker, author and commentator, he has established his own change management consultancy, with clients including the Home Office and the DCSF.
He is Executive Director of Investors in Families and Creative Director of DIAGRAM, Children’s Services Editor of Education Journal and he edits the weekly e-bulletin Children’s Services Weekly. In 2005 he established the Institute for Research in Integrated Strategies (IRIS), a virtual research institute.