Paul Morron MBE

Paul Morron MBE was awarded a Doctor of Laws for his role in shaping criminal justice and victim support across Scotland and his support of Scotland’s sportsmen and women through a series of scholarships including to some of GCU’s most promising athletes.

Paul introduced Community Service Orders as an alternative to prison in Scotland, services to victims of crime and drug treatment and testing orders, and was a consultant to the Scottish Government in establishing only the third Specialist Drugs Court in the world outside the US. His commitment to helping young people fulfil their potential led him to found scholarships and his support of Scotland’s sportsmen and women saw him this year named Team Scotland Sports’ Team Scot of the Year.

I'm an ordinary bloke from an ordinary background. It's amazing what you can achieve. Believe in yourself and never lose that belief.

Paul Morron MBE
Founder member of Victim Support in Scotland