SAFE Associate – Paul Northcott

Paul is a highly experienced leader with a background of working in all fields of child and adult Safeguarding, which he gained as the Head of a Public Protection within the Police.

He has extensive experience of working at a senior level within strategic partnerships, chairing meetings and delivering outcomes that meet national inspection frameworks and standards. Paul also specialises in the writing of policy.

Paul has managed teams across a variety of operational disciplines, including major investigations and has recently worked with Home Office Departments to deliver improvements in relation to the operational practice of specialist police resources.

In my more recent roles, he has managed and delivered organisational change working with amongst others, the Home Office, Association of Police & Crime Commissioners, Health Service providers, Social Services, international police services and private business. Paul is currently working at a national level in relation to modern slavery and human trafficking.

Paul is currently the Chair and author of a number of serious case and domestic homicide reviews and can offer advice or support within many key areas particularly safeguarding the vulnerable, inspection regimes, assessing and managing risk, and the investigation of serious crimes.