Margaret Anderson has recently retired from her post as Director of Social Work Services in Falkirk Council and Chair of the Falkirk Child Protection Committee and is a registered social worker. Over the course of her social work career Margaret acquired experience at a practitioner and managerial level of all aspects of Social Work Services, including the delivery of Social Work Services to the Criminal Justice System. She was also extensively involved in Criminal Justice policy developments as part of Social Work Scotland's Executive Committee and Convenor of the Criminal Justice Standing Committee. She brings a strong working knowledge and experience of the Scottish Criminal Justice system, of public services and of risk assessment and risk management. Margaret was appointed to the Board in August 2015.