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Paul North

Director of External Affairs

paul@volteface.me | @Paul_North

Paul is a criminologist and addiction specialist with nine years experience working in the drug treatment sector. During this time he managed services, delivered bespoke addiction training programmes for the public sector and lectured at Universities. After joining Volteface in 2017, Paul wrote his first policy report ‘Street Lottery’, which received extensive media coverage across the UK. Paul regularly comments in the media on drug treatment, cannabis use among young people, mental health and drugs education. Alongside his Volteface work, Paul is a Director at Drugs and Me, a social enterprise that provides services centered around drug harm reduction. Paul holds a B.A. in Criminology from Sheffield Hallam University (2:1).