Marianne is an Assistant Director: Policy, Support and Advocacy at Play Wales, the national charity for children’s play, in Wales, UK. She has over 30 years experience in many aspects of play and playwork, including play policy consultation and development. Marianne has worked with the Welsh Government to support the development of a toolkit to support local authorities to undertake statutory Play Sufficiency Assessments. She is a member of and the Active Healthy Kids (AHK) expert group and the Wales United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Monitoring (UNCRC) Group.