Our team

Harvey Gallagher, Chief Executive

Harvey has spent the last thirty years working for local government, national charities, a non-departmental government body, and as an independent consultant. He is a father of five, a grandfather, school governor, charity trustee, music lover, Newcastle United supporter, cyclist, runner and vegan.

The Adoption & Fostering Podcast interview

Catherine Lockett, Associate  

Anita Sheehan, Administrator

Anita has had a varied career within the fitness industry, education and finance. Along with her work for NAFP she also works as a personal trainer and is the clerk to the trustees of a local charity who support people in need. She is a mother of two, a civilian instructor in the air cadets and enjoys anything active; her latest obsession being indoor climbing!


Marie Tucker, Associate 

Marie has worked in the social care sector for twenty years as a service manager for a charity, local authority commissioner and now as an independent consultant. Marie is particularly passionate about improving the way children are matched to care placements. She is a godmother to four, animal lover and enjoys swimming, travel and yoga.

Andrea Warman, Independent Consultant

Andrea Warman has worked in the social care sector for over 20 years. She is now an independent consultant with specialist knowledge in fostering and adoption. She has a long-term interest in carer wellbeing, has written about the role food plays in fostering internationally, and most recently has led projects introducing yoga, meditation and good nutrition to foster carers.