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Mr Terry Bamford

Mr Terry Bamford Mail
International Federation of Social Workers Human Rights Committee

After graduating in Law from University College, Oxford, Terry Bamford took a Diploma in Social Administration at the London School of Economics. He then undertook professional social work training before starting work as a probation officer. He worked in probation for eight years before moving to the British Association of Social Workers as Assistant General Secretary. Terry then worked in Harrow and served for two years as Chair of the British Association of Social Workers. He worked for six years as Director of Social Services in Northern Ireland. He was then for ten years Executive Director of Housing and Social Services in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Terry was awarded an OBE in 2000. He has a long record of involvement in international work serving as Secretary of the International Federation of Social Workers Human Rights Committee. He has written three books on social work –Managing Social Work (1982) Tavistock Publications; the Future of Social Work (1990) Macmillan; Commissioning and Purchasing (2001) Routledge and has written numerous articles.