1. Skye Blyth-Whitelock
  2. Hannah Melrose

Skye Blyth-Whitelock

Deputy Head of Early Years Programme - Systems

Leadership team

Skye Blyth-Whitelock has worked in programme management for the past 10 years.  Skye began with a focus on education, psycho-social support and protection against grave rights violations for refugees and internally displaced people in conflict-affected countries in the Middle East, working with UN Women, ActionAid and War Child.  Latterly, she has led on mental health provision in the U.K., within education settings for children and young people with Mind, and now in the Early Years sector with the Anna Freud Centre.  Skye is also studying to become an Integrative Psychotherapist.  



Hannah Melrose

Programme Co-ordinator - Early Years Programme & Regional Engagement Co-ordinator - National Centre for Family Hubs

Systems Support 

Hannah joined the Anna Freud Centre in December 2020 after more than 7 years in the NHS as a Project/Assistant General Manager. She has an MSc in Healthcare Leadership and is currently working towards an MSc in Psychology.

Hannah works across the Early Years Programme and is involved in a variety of projects including the Parent Facing Platform and National Early Years Adoption Therapy Service. She is involved in the National Centre for Family Hubs project and is Regional Engagement Co-ordinator for the East of England and East Midlands. 

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