Suwinder Bains

Suwinder Bains
Cohesion and Partnership Manager, 
Birmingham City Council

Suwinder is the lead officer on combating child poverty at Birmingham City Council and provides secretariat support to the Child Poverty Action Forum. She was the lead officer that supported Birmingham’s Independent Commission on Child Poverty. Suwinder is responsible for shaping and influencing policy on tackling the social and economic drivers of child poverty .

With over 20 years’ experience of working in the public sector on social policy development and delivery, Suwinder has led and worked with  partners and communities on a number of strategic programmes to bring positive change to communities and neighbourhoods, including Neighbourhood Management, Social Enterprises Fund and Social Inclusion Process.