The seminar, organized by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences LL.M. Program, will focus on the purpose of criminal sanctions and the rehabilitation of offenders. Mr. Phillip Taylor will focus on key factors leading to successful reintegration of offenders and other areas of concerns.
Mr. Philip Taylor has served in the Public Sector Prison Service for 35 years. Having joined in July 1978 as a Prison Officer, after initial training at HMP Manchester and the Officer Training School at Leyhill he took up his first post at HM Detention Centre Kirklevington. Throughout his career in Prison Service he occupied various posts and since 1993 served as a prison governor in 4 prisons in the UK. His last role in the service was as Governor for HMP Wormwood Scrubs/Latchmere House. Throughout his service he worked in 12 establishments that have included him dealing with Young Offenders, Male Adults, Female prisoners, and High Risk prisoners. Mr. Taylor also provided his expertise in a number of international consultancy projects in the field of prison management.