Lisa O ConnellEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SAFEGUARDING
Lisa joined the Welsh Gymnastics team in April 2023.
In her role as Executive Director of Safeguarding, she is responsible for leading and providing strategic direction on all aspects of safeguarding and wellbeing, across the organisation.
Lisa will also work across Wales in every aspect of gymnastics activity, which will include working with clubs, leisure centres, parents, coaches, performance programmes and educators.
Having qualified as a social worker in 2012, Lisa began her career in front line child protection, until being appointed as the social worker for the Invisible Walls Wales project at HMP Parc.
Following this, she worked for the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub based at Cardiff Police Station before going to work in Canada, supervising safeguarding case managers.