Background to NICCY
The Commissioner for Children and Young People Order (Northern Ireland) 2003 was passed into law in February 2003. The first Commissioner, Nigel Williams took up post on October 1st, 2003. Patricia Lewsley-Mooney served two four-year terms as Commissioner and her final term came to an end in January 2015. This current Commissioner is Koulla Yiasouma. You can read more about her here.