We’re thrilled to announce a new addition to the SuJu team.
Supporting Justice are proud to welcome Stephen Chapman to the organization as a senior associate. Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across areas including modern slavery, policing and responses to terrorism.
“Having worked with Stephen in his role as the Welsh Government’s Modern Slavery Coordinator, I’m incredibly excited to have him onboard with us at SuJu. He brings extensive subject matter expertise which will benefit our research and consultancy provision. His collaborative approach and extensive knowledge make working with him both a pleasure and a learning experience for all involved. Stephen’s input will also support the development of our early career researchers as we continue to expand.”Becky White, Director, Supporting Justice
MBA, MA, DMS, PGCL (Merit), PGCE, BSc (Hons)
Stephen is the Program Manager and Lecturer for Emergency Preparedness and Civil Protection at the University Wales Trinity Saint David, Blue Light Academy. He regularly lectures and works with several academic institutions and in other subjects including Policing Terrorism and Strategic Leadership.
Previous career roles include the Welsh Government’s Anti-Slavery Coordinator.
Prior to this appointment he worked for the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012,
Steven has held numerous senior roles in national and local government and isan experienced Consultant across the UK and overseas.
As Anti-Slavery Coordinator, Stephen led and coordinated the multi-agency response aimed to make Wales hostile to slavery and to provide the best possible support for survivors.
- Established the Wales Anti-Slavery Leadership Group,
- Is a member of the Home Office Modern Slavery Strategic Implementation Group
- UK Government Officials Modern Slavery Jurisdictional Group
- All Wales Portal Group and Wales Reference Group for the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.
Welsh Government responsibilities included leading on Serious Organised Crime issues, being part of the cadre for the Emergency Co-ordination Centre for Wales (ECCW).
For the Wales NATO Summit 2014 and UEFA Champions League Cup Final Cardiff 2017, Stephen was the Government Silver Command Liaison Officer.
For the 2020/21 Welsh Government response to COVID-19, D20 (EU Transition) and other concurrent events he was the ECCW Operations Director and Welsh Government Liaison Officer for the Strategic Co-ordination and Recovery Groups; and the Cabinet Office Civil Contingencies Secretariat. This important work was recognized by the First Minister of Wales and Welsh Government Permanent Secretary.
Stephen’s academic qualifications include:
- Master’s degree in Business Administration,
- Master’s Degree in Management,
- Post Graduate Degree in Management Studies,
- Post Graduate Certificate in Leadership with Merit,
- Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Honors in Policing and Police Studies
- ‘PRINCE2’ qualified Project Manager
He regularly lectures and works with several academic institutions including Cardiff Metropolitan University (Forensic Psychology), Cardiff Business School, University of South Wales, and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He is a qualified Mentor and Coach.
In 2016, Stephen received the Welsh Government Award for Leadership. Whilst serving in the Police Service, he received several commendations including for leadership and bravery.
Stephen is proud to be an Ambassador for the White Ribbon Campaign, which promotes men taking a stand to end violence against women and girls. He is also an Ambassador for the UK Modern Slavery and Exploitation Helpline, and the National Museum Wales.