Doctor Claire Paterson-Young

Doctor Claire Paterson-Young

Committee Member Claire Paterson-Young

Claire Paterson-Young completed her Doctorate in Criminology, exploring the social impact of custody on children and young people. Within this research, Claire designed a social impact measurement framework to measure the impact of custodial services on children and young people. Throughout her career, Claire has been employed in several roles such as Lecturer in Criminology, Child Sexual Exploitation Coordinator, Restorative and Youth Justice Service Lead and Youth Intensive Support Coordinator.

She has experience working with multi-agency teams and partnership initiatives, engaging with a number of different senior stakeholders across different sectors. This includes working with the National Crime Agency, Police Scotland and various Local Authorities and Voluntary Organisations in the United Kingdom. Further to this, Claire owns her own business offering consultancy and training in Child Sexual Exploitation, Restorative Justice and Social Impact Measurement.