Jonathan Langan has been appointed as the new Chair of Parent Carer Forum Jersey to help drive forward the Forum’s priorities for the coming year. Established in 2017, the Forum’s Management Committee is made up of parents and other volunteers who have experience in the areas focussed on by the Forum.
Jonathan is the Chief Financial Officer for HSBC, Channel Islands and Isle of Man and brings with him a wealth of experience in leading teams and managing complex projects to enable him to facilitate the conversation with key stakeholders within the Government of Jersey and other associated organisations to help improve services accessed by the families supported by the Forum.
As well as leading the Management Committee of the Forum, Jonathan will also Chair the Partnership Committee which is formed from representatives of the Management Committee and appropriate Government executives.
In his first few months with the Forum, the Committee has already established its four priorities for 2021. These are:
Commenting on his appointment and the work of the Parent Carer Forum, Jonathan said, “Our fundamental purpose is to deliver better outcomes for families living with special educational needs and disabilities. We aim to act as a collective voice, and by working alongside our key stakeholders, to improve the lives of those families by highlighting the issues and helping to create the solutions.”