Caroline Virgo will be delivering the Deanery Briefing: The Deanery’s role in tackling Modern Slavery on Wednesday 1 February 2023.
Caroline is Director of The Clewer Initiative. A former barrister, she has been involved in faith based charities and the Church throughout her working life, both in the UK and abroad. Caroline founded the Bristol Debt Advice Centre (now Talking Money https://www.talkingmoney.org.uk/ ) in 1990 and Hope’s Place http://www.hopesplace.org.uk/ ) in 2004.
Prior to joining The Clewer Initiative as a development officer in 2016 she worked for the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth for five years, first as an external consultant on the Curial Review Board and then as setting up several new initiatives for the incoming Bishop, culminating as Director of Development of Caritas Diocese of Portsmouth. Her interest in Modern Slavery began during her work with Caritas in 2014.