Andrea Ferdinand

Practice Development Manager

Andrea works part-time as the Practice Development Manager of What Works for Children’s Social Care. She is committed to the expansion of the PINE Multi-Agency projects and is leading on the development of the Social Work Education offer to bridge the gap between Social Work and Research.

Andrea also works part – time at a London borough in the quality assurance team with a focus on service development.  Andrea’s experience spans from being a registered social worker in the UK to licensed master social worker in the USA. She has offered her expertise in grassroot organising, child protection and influencing organisational culture and structure in the USA, France, Japan and UK.

When Andrea is not at What Works, you can find her in the community advocating and organising for food, wellness, and social justice. She enjoys reading, engaging with nature and making things with her hands.