The Childnet Digital Leaders Programme Team
Click on the photos below to learn more about how each team member inputs into the programme and to learn a little more about them.
Danielle joined the Childnet team in May 2018 as Project Manager of the Digital Leaders Programme. Working previously in children’s mental health, social care and theatre production, she has extensive experience in managing digital projects such as eLearning, websites and database development. She has also coordinated large scale events, conferences, theatre productions and national training programmes. Danielle is also a certified Autism Specialist, proficient in Makaton and basic sign language. As a millennial who actually grew up without the internet, she is fascinated by the opportunities the online world has to offer and is committed to making the internet a safer and more accessible place for all.
School Relations Officer
Fabian joined the Childnet team in June 2019. Fabian previously worked in a phone shop, has been a Young Scout Leader and has coached U13s football.
Fabian is a keen footballer and loves going to see his beloved Arsenal. He is also passionate about exploring new cultures and has volunteered at a cheetah sanctuary in South Africa and Namibia in the past. Fabian has grown up in the Internet Age and has seen first-hand what effects the online world can have on people, both positive and negative. This personal level of experience has encouraged him to put all his efforts into making the Internet not only an enjoyable environment for young people, but also a secure and constructive one.
Senior Learning Officer
Sinead joined the Childnet team in January 2023. Prior to working in Childnet, Sinead studied Geography and Hispanic Studies in the National University of Ireland, Galway where she later went back to complete a Masters in International Management. Before returning to complete her Masters, she spent some time teaching English to children and teenagers in Spain while also improving on her Spanish speaking skills. Sinead worked in the technology industry for almost six years in various training, project management and customer centred roles.
Sinead brings this combined experience of problem-solving, developing e-learning content and working with young people to Childnet’s Digital Leaders programme.
Outside of work, Sinead enjoys lots of crafts like pottery, painting and knitting as well as reading, yoga and travelling. She enjoys using the internet to learn more about art, design, fashion and is often inspired by so many wonderful creative people sharing their work online. It is an amazing place to learn from others and develop your skills further.