Pete Dennis



Pete has been a social worker for over 25 years and spent the last 18-years specialising in youth justice. He has vast experience of working with children/young people and family services across the whole spectrum of social care in both the UK and Australia. He is especially interested in trying to reduce custodial sentences for young people, particularly amongst young women, minority ethnic groups and care leavers.

Pete is clear about the value of the Association’s role in youth justice. He says: “It provides a real opportunity to influence policy-making decisions and ensure the service views young offenders as young people first. It is important to help inform the public on all aspects of youth justice and the contribution communities can make locally.”

Away from his work Pete has plenty of interests including: classic cars, flying, sailing, walking, gardening, music and supporting Lincoln City FC as An ardent “Red Imp”.