Verena WallaceVerena Wallace was appointed as the NMC’s Senior Midwifery Adviser (Policy) in January 2019.

Most recently Verena was the Midwifery and Children’s Nursing Officer at the Department of Health in Northern Ireland. She was the Local Supervising Authority Midwifery Officer (LSAMO) for nine years until 2015, having previously held senior roles as a Deputy Chief Nurse, Head of Midwifery and Consultant Midwife for Public Health.  

Verena trained as a general nurse in Belfast and has worked as a midwife in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland.