SEN and Disability Professional Adviser,
Department for Education (DfE)
Since April 2010, André has worked as the DfE SEN and Disability Professional Adviser, contributing to a range of policy developments, in particular the Children and Families Act. André has been a teacher and educational psychologist and held a number of practitioner and leadership roles in local authorities. He was a Regional Director in the National Strategies SEN Adviser team, and was an adviser to the Lamb Inquiry into parental confidence.