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  • Professor Fergus McNeill


    Fergus McNeill is Professor of Criminology and Social Work at the University of Glasgow, where he works in the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research and in Sociology. Prior to becoming an academic, he worked in residential drug rehabilitation and as a criminal justice social worker.

  • Sally Lewis OBE

    Honorary Treasurer

    Sally Lewis is former chief probation officer, Avon & Somerset Probation Trust.

  • Gerry Marshall

    Gerry Marshall


    Gerry Marshall was Chief Executive of Thames Valley Probation from 2001 to 2012, during which time they were both finalists and winners of Howard League Community Awards. He held the Probation Chiefs Association portfolio for Equality and Diversity and for Restorative Justice.

  • Pamela Taylor

    Professor Pamela Taylor


    Pamela J Taylor is Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at the Wales College of Medicine. She has previously held a range of clinical and managerial roles in health and related services.

  • Danielle Vidal

    Danielle Vidal


    Danielle Vidal was a Howard League U R Boss Young Advisor. She has also advocated on our behalf and for children and young adults with experience of the criminal justice system. She is passionate about making changes within the criminal justice system. She is a strong believer that if someone is given the chance, they can accomplish anything they strive to do.

  • Dr Ben Bradford, Trustee of the Howard League

    Dr Ben Bradford


    Ben Bradford is the Professor of Global City Policing at University College London, where he leads the Institute for Global City Policing. His research primarily concerns procedural justice theory, police legitimacy, and trust and confidence in the criminal justice system.

  • Adrian Briggs


    Adrian Briggs is an Official Prison Visitor and treasurer of his local Amnesty International group. He was London Family Future’s advisor on adoption and fostering and a social work programme tutor for the Open University. He served as a trustee for Adoption UK and was its Chair for a year.

  • Dr Zubaida Haque


    Dr Zubaida Haque is the former Interim Director of the Runnymede Trust. She has a strong research and policy background in ethnicity and inequality within education, employment, housing, health, poverty, and criminal justice areas. She has also written and spoken widely on race, policing and crime, citizenship and deportations, ethnic minority voting and health inequality issues.

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