Specialist areas 

Senior Leadership, Finance Management, Human Resources, Line Management of staff, IT facilities, liaising with internal and external stakeholders, Accounting skills, Account management and budgeting, bid writing and tenders. Recruitment and employment of staff. Payroll duties. 


Length of experience 

30 years 



 Leanne is the Business Director at Wales Restorative Approaches and is part of the Senior Leadership Team. Leanne has overall responsibility for managing the business finances, including monitoring finances for partnership projects, overall business budgets, staff payments, purchase orders, Human Resources enquiries, reviews of policies and procedures and IT functions.  


Leanne’s previous experience was working in a further education college setting as Head of Finance. Leanne worked in a large organisation in a busy environment for around 20 years in which she held many different roles within her department. Leanne’s regular duties within WRAP are to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure sustainability of projects and service delivery.  


Leanne has relevant professional qualifications and has studied for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification and has achieved her Master’s Degree in Leadership & Management. Leanne is skilled in having the foresight to make predictions in the business direction and can see gaps in the market where as a team WRAP should be focusing our skillset driving the business forward to ensure that we are meeting the needs of the sectors in which most benefit from the restorative approach. She is committed to the ethos and ethical value of restorative approaches and aims to capture the changes made in order to inform funders, commissioners and organisational leads to keep up our best practice standards and monitor WRAPs successes and  


Leanne has dedicated time and experience in ensuring that WRAP are compliant and our data is protected and that WRAP are within regulation and are at our best practice standards for GDPR. Leanne has worked hard to ensure that data is kept safe and we are cyber secure. Leanne manages many of WRAPs technology systems and has expertise in monitoring, capturing data and reporting. Leanne dedicates her time to ensuring WRAP has all of its essential resources that staff need to function their best capacity and meet the learning and development needs of our delegates and participants.  


Leanne is committed to restorative practice and evidencing “what works” in our outcomes in order for WRAP to sustain out continued research, practice and training development and practical application throughout all of the services.  




  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) 
  • Master’s Degree in Leadership & Management