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The National Children's Bureau (NCB) is an English children’s charity, based in Hackney with additional offices in Lambeth and Belfast. NCB works to build a better childhood for every child, by championing their right to be safe, secure and supported. Read their strategy.

Read NCB’s story.

NCB is also an umbrella organisation that hosts the:

·       Anti-Bullying Alliance

·       Childhood Bereavement Network

·       Council for Disabled Children

·       Sex Education Forum

·       LEAP


NCB's chief executive (since 2014) is Anna Feuchtwang. Her predecessor from 2011 to 2014 was Dr Hilary Emery.[1] Prior to that Sir Paul Ennals, was NCB's Chief Executive from 1998.[2]

Alison O’Sullivan[3] was appointed Chair of NCB in January 2019, in succession to Elaine Simpson who had served since September 2012.

Baroness Tyler of Enfield is NCB's president. Her predecessor was Baroness Shireen Ritchie, who died in April 2012, and who had been President of NCB since November 2010.[4]

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Dr Hilary Emery - Chief Executive". National Children's Bureau. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Molly Garboden (2 June 2011). "NCB appoints chief executive to succeed Ennals". Community Care. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Alison O'Sullivan". NCB. 2016-07-04. Retrieved 2019-05-30.
  4. ^ "NCB comment on the death of president Baroness Shireen Ritchie". National Children's Bureau. 26 April 2012. Archived from the original on 26 November 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)