Chris Messenger

Chris Messenger

Senior Development Officer, Addiction Worker Training Project

Chris is responsible for operational management of the team delivering SDF’s award winning Addiction Worker Training Project, and leads on project development and fundraising.

Chris is an SVQ Work Place Assessor and read History at Oxford Brookes University.

He holds a Professional Diploma in Substance Misuse Intervention Strategies from the University of Brighton, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership of Drug and Alcohol Services from the University of Glasgow.

Currently working towards an SVQ Level 4 in Management, Chris worked for several years in Criminal Justice and Homeless projects on the South Coast of England, before joining SDF in 2010.

As Co-ordinator of the West of Scotland AWTP he worked with 88 trainees over four years, 81 of whom completed the AWTP course with 77 securing further employment.