Your team

At Beacon Fostering, we have an extensive management team who undertake different roles to ensure that all areas of the service are effectively managed.

We have a dedicated team of staff with extensive social work experience within the fostering sector, through organisation to Directors.
All Directors are members of the board, and take an active role in the management of the organisation.

Priankar Ghosh

Interim Registered Manager

Priankar has extensive social work experience, being qualified for over 10 years. He has developed his practice knowledge with senior roles at Sunbeam Fostering, including Team Manager. He has direct safeguarding knowledge, practice experience and has worked firsthand with children and young persons.

Simon Williams

Director

Simon has over 15 years fostering experience and knowledge. He has extensive sector knowledge through his recent consultancy work with fostering agencies, and also from 10 years with Sunbeam Fostering as their Chief Executive and Business Development Director.

Simon oversees strategy, marketing, finance and IT.

Karamjit Dhull

Director

Karamjit has over 30 years of social work experience and is a member of the Board for Beacon Fostering.

Karamjit has excellent sector knowledge and experience through his involvement with Sunbeam Fostering. Karamjit supports Beacon on its strategy, HR and development. Karamjit is an agency decision maker for Beacon Fostering.

Muhammad Haneef

Director

Muhammad has 30 years of social work experiences both within statutory setting and private sector as a social worker, senior social worker and manager. Muhammad has significant experience and sector knowledge from his engagement with Sunbeam Fostering. Muhammad is agency decision maker for Beacon Fostering and supports on finance, strategy and development.

Naseem Ahmed

Director

Naseem has 30 years of social work experience both within the statutory and private sector both as a practitioner and in management, quality assurance and service development.

Naseem provides valuable input and advice on our operation for Beacon Fostering. Naseem has been actively involved with Sunbeam Fostering since the agency started. He is also an agency decision maker for Beacon Fostering.

Helen Daly

Quality Assurance Partner

Helen Daly first qualified as a social worker in 2000, she started her career with Southampton Child Protection Enquiry Team and thereafter worked for Barnet referral and assessment team.

Helen has had 8 years’ experience in front line social work, where she extensively developed her practice in child development, and is passionate about the rights of children and young people. Helen has level 5 Management & Leadership Diploma, Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy Diploma and Systemic Practitioners Diploma.

John Terry

Panel Chair

John is a registered social worker with over 30 years’ experience in safeguarding, social inclusion and child and public protection.

He has significant experience of strategic planning, service management and multi-agency/partnership working in safeguarding and fostering. He is also experienced in safeguarding training, quality assurance and audit and evaluation of child protection.

John is the Panel Chair for Beacon Fostering and he will oversee best practice for the panel delivery.