Hilary has worked on the issues of domestic abuse, and violence against women and girls more broadly, for more than thirty years. She has chaired five domestic homicide reviews and been the report writer on two others. She was a management committee member at EVAW, including leading on fundraising. She has worked in a number of senior roles in the public sector and has extensive experience of strategic planning. She has written and spoken publicly of her own experiences of child sexual abuse and is committed to ensuring that survivor voices are at the heart of policy and service development.