Russell Shackford

Head of Compliance

Russell has over 35 years’ experience of working in and around residential childcare. He is a qualified Social Worker and has worked and managed previously in children’s homes for 16 years. He couples this with 14 years employment with the regulating body, Ofsted, as a Children’s Social Care Regulatory Inspector.

Russell joined the Pebbles organisation six years ago as a Compliance Inspector in England, undertaking independent visits to report upon the quality of care and safeguarding in the homes. He has since been promoted to the Head of Compliance. This involves the management of a team of Compliance Officers across the UK, as well as overseeing the functions of Health and Safety and Registration.

He values his role in helping to safeguard children and promote their wellbeing.

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