Satwinder Sandhu

Satwinder Sandhu is a leader in the UK adoption sector, with extensive experience in running intercountry adoption services and influencing national and international practice and policy. He is a qualified social worker with almost thirty years of work experience in adoption, fostering and children in public care. Satwinder is passionate about how adoption needs to modernise and focuses this evolution on the needs, and experiences, of adoptees. At Changing Script he is also involved in driving change in organisations through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. Satwinder is a TEDx speaker and a member of numerous sector Boards, including the Rees Centre, the University of Oxford. Until 2023 Satwinder was CEO of IAC- The Centre for Adoption (now Coram IAC) and a member of the EurAdopt Council representing the UK. He is now CEO of the Consortium of Voluntary Adoption Agencies (CVAA UK) which represents the adoption NGO sector across the UK.