Georgia Chimbani is the Director of Adult and Community Services for Suffolk County Council, a local authority in the east of England.

Throughout her career, spanning over 25 years in social care organisations, she has been a strong advocate for practitioner led research and practice to deliver positive outcomes for people and communities. She is passionate about the promotion of equality, non-discriminatory practice, and empowerment of communities. Having qualified and worked as Social Worker in Zimbabwe, before relocating to the UK, Georgia is a strong believer in the concept of the world as a global village and strengthening international networks through advocacy and exchange of information.

Georgia is a member of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services [ADASS] and lead for the ADASS International Network.