Project Manager: Restorative Prisons
Dave is an experienced restorative approaches facilitator, trainer and consultant with over 30 years experience in the justice sector. He is a former Police Officer, Local Authority Community Safety Manager and Managing Consultant with the national not for profit organisation, Crime Concern.
He has managed a number of significant support programmes for central government including Youth Inclusion Projects, Youth Inclusion and Support Panels, Safer School Partnership, and Positive Activities for Young People.
He has 15 years experience of utilising restorative approaches in schools, communities, the secure estate and with a wide range of statutory and non-statutory organisations across England and Wales.
He has worked with Restorative Solutions for 4 years and has delivered training to a range of organisations. He began developing the Restorative Prisons Project in 2016 which is now expanding beyond the initial 2 pilot sites.
He is a volunteer independent monitor, appointed by the Ministry of Justice, in HMP Long Lartin.