Jacqui Belfield-Smith

Jacqui Belfield-Smith has significant leadership and management experience in Youth Justice in the Greater Manchester area, having worked in Youth Justice for over 20 years; most recently as ‘Head of Youth Justice, Serious Violence Reduction & Targeted Youth Support Services’ for Stockport Council, a role she has held since 2005. The post involves close collaboration across the 10 GM authorities, including leading on the ‘Children in Police Custody’ workstream for GM. She holds a national position as the Chair of the The Association of Youth Offending Team Managers (AYM), where she also holds portfolios for Policing and ASB as well as being the AYM rep on the ‘Youth Justice Sector Improvement Board’ (YJSIP).