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Stuart Allaryce, National Manager.

Stuart Allardyce qualified as a social worker in 1998. For the last 15 years he has specialised in working with both sexual offenders and with adults and children who have been affected by sexual abuse. He recently moved from Barnardo’s to become National Manager of Stop It Now Scotland, the national programme for child sexual abuse prevention. He is also the chair of NOTA Scotland, a charity dedicated to supporting those in social work, health, police and other professions who are working towards eradicating sexual abuse and exploitation.

Carol Robinson, Project Officer (Prisoners Information Project) P.G Dip (CP Studies)
Carol Robinson was a police officer with Lothian and Borders Police and spent the last ten years of her service working within Family Protection. During her time she was seconded to work with Edinburgh and Lothian Child Protection Office where she undertook a review of Child Protection thresholds within Schools in Edinburgh.

She was involved in the set up of the first multi agency Family Protection Unit in Edinburgh and assisted in the review of Joint Interviewing of Child witnesses in Scotland. In 2007-2008 she was the project officer for Lothian and Borders Police on the HMIE inspection of Child Protection Services and gave the Police response to the City of Edinburgh. During her police service she gained a post graduate Diploma from Dundee University in Child Protection.

She took up the post of Project Manager with Stop it Now! Scotland in January 2011. Carol is also a Sessional Group Facilitator on our Inform and Inform Plus programmes for internet offenders and their families.

William Manson, Project Officer (Community Engagement and Community Disclosure)
Willie Manson served as a police officer with Lothian and Borders Police for 30 years with a mainly criminal investigation background. He ran the national pilot scheme for the video interviewing of suspects and lectured on the subject of interview skills in the UK, Hong Kong and Western Australia. He was instrumental in the development of the first Multi-Agency Family Protection Unit in Edinburgh and in 2008 was appointed the National MAPPA Coordinator for Scotland with the Scottish Government.  Willie retired in 2009 with the rank of Detective Superintendent and took up the post of Project Manager with Stop it Now! Scotland in June 2011.