about us

DelRoy Consulting (DelRoy) was established in 2016 by Alasdair Roy OAM and Samantha Dellamarta.


DelRoy are experts in best-practice service provision for children and young people.


DelRoy are also specialists in the review, development, and implementation of organisational policies and procedures that are compliant with the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations, and other Child Safe legislative obligations and standards.

alasdair roy

Alasdair is a Canberra based psychologist with over 25 years experience working with children and young people.

Alasdair's areas of expertise include: child safe/child friendly service delivery; consulting with children and young people; policy review, development, and implementation; children and young people in educational settings; and children and young people in the care and protection, youth justice, and mental health systems.

Between 2008-2016, Alasdair was the Children and Young People Commissioner in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), and, between 1997-2008, was the Deputy Community Advocate (Children and Young People) within the ACT Office of the Community Advocate

Alasdair is also the National Convenor of the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Young People Middle Years Network, and has represented Australia on the Asia Pacific Council for Juvenile Justice.


Alasdair is  a White Ribbon Ambassador, and is a member of the Jervis Bay School Management Board.


In 2014, Alasdair was an ACT Australian of the Year Finalist for his work promoting and protecting the rights of children and young people; in 2015, was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to examine Child Safe/Child Friendly practice in Iceland, Norway and Sweden; and in 2016 was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to children and young people.


Alasdair holds a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology, and is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

samantha dellamarta

Based in Victoria, Samantha Dellamarta is an experienced leader in the provision of services for children and young people.


Sam has a career history of both practice and leadership roles spanning the care and protection; education; homelessness; disability; and youth justice sectors.

Sam’s experience extends into organisational capacity building, including; child safe/child friendly service delivery; policy and framework development; training; project management; investigating complaints, service establishment; and tender and grant writing and coordination.

Sam is an innovative, confident, and engaging facilitator who values any opportunity to help shift and shape the way people think about children and young people.

For over 15 years, Sam has been dedicated to empowering children and young people through client centred practice, creative consultation, and meaningful participation opportunities.

Sam holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.