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Speaker Biography

Kevin Doherty

Assistant Director, Northern Ireland Youth Conference Service.

Kelvin Doherty is an Assistant Director within the Youth Justice Agency, Northern Ireland with responsibility for Youth Conferencing. He has over fifteen years experience as a practitioner and manager in criminal justice in Probation and Youth Justice in London, Manchester & Belfast.

Kelvin has an interest in the training of conference facilitators, implementation of conferencing in a statutory context and performance management. He is also currently involved in the European Union funded ‘State of Affairs’ project, a study of conferencing practices within criminal justice in Europe.

In 2009 he published ‘The Development of Restorative Justice in Northern Ireland’ in The Youth Justice Handbook, Willan.