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Norman Powell

Community Adviser

Norman has worked as a consultant and trainer in community development and criminal justice since 2005. He is a qualified teacher, social worker and probation officer and has worked in criminal justice and social care for the past 32 years, including as an Assistant Chief Probation Officer in London until 2005. He works on the Advising Communities advice line, he is a national assessor for the VISIBLE quality standard and a trainer for the Advising Communities range of training programmes. As well as charity governance and project management, his consultancy and training expertise includes business planning, incorporation, policy development, asset transfer, employment, volunteering, change management, safeguarding, equalities, youth work and community consultation and engagement.