TLAP appoint Martin Walker as new Policy Advisor

Martin Walker has joined TLAP as the new policy advisor for personalised commissioning and self-directed support.

Having worked in local government for the past thirteen years Martin has held roles ranging across education welfare, children's social work, neighbourhood management, and adult social care.

Prior to this he worked in retail and the banking sector.

Martin said: "I'll be contributing my experience of policy and change work at a local level to the exciting programme Think Local Act Personal is developing around personal budgets and self-directed support.

"I'm looking forward to widening my perspective to understand what works around the country and, in doing so, use this knowledge to help areas work out what's the best approach and practice for them in their on-going work to embed personalisation."