Pete White is originator and Chief Executive of Positive Prison? Positive Futures, a Scottish charity representing people with lived experience of punishment working to reduce the harm caused by offending and reoffending in Scotland. Their vision is the recognition of people with convictions as citizens.
Pete represents people with convictions on a number of Scottish Government committees in relation to justice matters including the Community Justice Redesign Implementation Group, the Independent Prison Monitoring Advisory Group and the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman Customer Sounding Board. He also sits on the Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum Executive, the Executive Governance Group of the Scottish Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice, the National Prison Visitors Centre Steering & Executive Group and is a trustee of the Howard League for Penal Reform in Scotland.