Tom Halpin took up his appointment as Chief Executive at SACRO in August 2009. Prior to this he was Deputy Chief Constable of Lothian & Borders Police
having joined from Strathclyde Police in 2005 where he was Head of CID Operations. A member of ACPOS, he led the portfolio for Public Protection in
Scotland, serving on a number of Scottish Government groups supporting the introduction of new legislation and arrangements for managing offenders and
protecting children. A Chartered Director (IOD), Tom was a Director of Essential Edinburgh and a Council Member of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce."