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Meet Lesley

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Lesley Moore


Lesley is the Director of Moore Insight Ltd and an experienced change leader and facilitator. An accomplished Appreciative Inquiry practitioner, Lesley uses a variety of strengths based approaches to facilitate change, development and learning with individuals, service teams, whole organisations and networks of agencies, service users and communities.

Lesley brings 40 years’ experience in social care to Assistant Director level and with the Department of Health (SSI). She is an experienced social care professional, manager and evaluator whose operational experience includes managing social work, early years’ services, hospital and CAMHS based services to a senior level. She has worked as Assistant Director of both Adults and Children’s services, in three London Boroughs. During 5 years with the Department of Health SSI Lesley inspected the full range of social care services and acted as the national lead for Family Support, and the Regulation of Day Care services, developing a wide range of skills in evaluation both within and across organisations.

Personal Profile

An energetic operator and a clear thinker, Lesley is quick to engage and motivate those with whom she works. Enabling people to focus on the outcomes they wish for from the outset, Lesley practices and facilitates others to listen deeply, build on one another’s knowledge, experience and best skills to create exceptional change. Lesley is a sensitive mentor, coach and advisor whose proudest moments come from igniting people’s hope, energy, creativity and achievement, from her own place of quiet invisibility.