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Hannah Dickson

Project lead – Commissioning of voluntary throughcare and mentoring

Hannah Dickson

Hannah's role

Hannah is currently seconded to the commissioning team leading the project team working on the commissioning of voluntary throughcare and mentoring services.


Prior to being seconded to the commissioning team, Hannah worked in the improvement team where her work involved identifying and supporting activity to improve community justice outcomes locally and nationally within the context of the National Strategy for Community Justice.

Hannah has worked in the field of community safety, policing and partnerships for the past 14 years. She started as an intelligence analyst with British Transport Police after finishing a MSc in Forensic Science and returned to Scotland in 2009 to work as a partnership analyst with West Lothian’s community safety partnership (gaining a Diploma in Criminal Intelligence Analysis) and latterly the Community Planning Partnership. Most recently she worked with the Scottish Community Safety Network, firstly as a National Development Officer and latterly as the organisation’s Development manager. Her work with SCSN also supported a secondment to the Scottish Government’s Building Safer Communities programme.