Dale is a boarding and child protection specialist, with 35 years’ experience working in the education sector. He is Senior Director for BSA and BSA Group, whom he joined permanently in 2017, having been a trainer and consultant for the organisation for 20 years. Dale has completed a “Training the Trainers” course with NSPCC and was for over ten years a multi-agency safeguarding trainer for a local authority in the West Midlands, as well as Designated Safeguarding Lead for his school. He also has safeguarding and child protection experience in church and sports settings and also has leadership roles with two charities. His responsibilities with BSA Group involve liaising with Government and other stakeholders on matters of legislation, guidance and compliance.