Toyin Higgs

  • Children’s Services Professional having managed in Services for Children, Families and Young People over 10 years
  • Independent Director & Safeguarding Board Champion with Essex County Football Association
  • Cricket and Football Coach having previously attained level 2 and UEFA B respectively

Toyin joined the Board because she wanted to make a difference to the lives of Children and Families in Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire. Having worked with Children and Families for over 20 years Toyin is well placed to take on the role of Board Champion for Safeguarding whilst supporting the Working Together 2018 objectives of ensuring that Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Sport is of the highest priority. Toyin is experienced in delivering projects where Sport is used as a force for good in our communities. ‘I feel privileged to join the SASSOT team and hope that I can join them in raising the profile of Sport and participation in Staffordshire.’