Julia Feast is the policy, research and development consultant, British Association for Adoption and Fostering. In the past she managed the post-adoption and care counselling research project, The Childrenâs Society, worked as a local authority social worker and team manager, and also as a childrenâs guardian and reporting officer.
She has published many articles on the subject of adoption search and reunion. She has also written about the rights to information for former care adults and children conceived as a result of donor-assisted conception. In 2000, in collaboration with Professor David Howe and her colleagues at the Children Society, she published a large-scale study entitled Adoption Search and Reunion - the Long-Term Experience of Adopted Adults, which was republished by BAAF in 2003.
In collaboration with Dr John Triseliotis and Dr Fiona Kyle, she reported the findings from a further study entitled Adoption Triangle Revisited, (BAAF 2005), exploring adoptive and birth parentsâ experience of adoption search and reunion., Fiona Ferguson