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.More
Sally Lewis OBE
Sally Lewis is former chief probation officer, Avon & Somerset Probation Trust.
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.More
Professor 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.More
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.More
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.More
Alexandra Marks CBE
Alexandra Marks qualified as a solicitor in 1983 and was a partner at a city law firm till 2011. She now sits as a part-time judge. Alexandra received the Law Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 and was honoured with a CBE in 2017.More
John Tress is Head of Corporate Strategy at British International Investment (BII). A chartered accountant by training, he previously worked for PwC, where he spent the last eight years establishing, advising and partnering with not-for-profits.More
Tomas is the Assistant CEO of Astrea Academy Trust and leads on governance and strategy assurance. He is also responsible for overseeing the Trust’s safeguarding, legal, policy and public relations activities. Tomas worked for The Prince’s Trust and for Ark Schools before joining Astrea in 2018.
Charles Bland has a background in international business. Since retirement he has served on the boards of charities dealing with health and international development. He is now chair of the Belpech Trust, a grant-giving charity with a primary focus on support for refugees and for people coming out of prison.