Paul is Director for Service Development at Action for Children. A registered social worker with over 25 years’ experience in social care, he has a wide range of knowledge covering all aspects of service delivery. This includes operational and strategic management, public affairs, media relations and fundraising. Paul also has significant experience of working in a political environment within local and central government at both Holyrood and Westminster. Paul currently represents the third sector on the Youth Justice Strategy group, chairs the Victims and Community Confidence work stream, and has contributed to numerous other Scottish Government strategy groups.