Emily Warren, director of The Fostering Network Wales, said: “Children and young people in care deserve the very best support, and we are confident that Professor Sally Holland will be ambitious for them. We look forward to working collaboratively with Sally as we continue to push towards securing more positive futures for our children and young people in Wales.
“We would like to also thank Keith Towler for his work with children and young people in care during his tenure as Children’s Commissioner for Wales, and we wish him all the best for the future.”
Wendy Keidan, Director of BAAF Cymru, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Professor Sally Holland has been appointed as the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales. Sally is dedicated to improving the lives of children and young people living in Wales and in the past she has brought her expertise to a number of BAAF Cymru projects. We are sure Sally can make a real difference in this role, and look forward to working closely together in the future.”