We are always keen to hear from people with relevant expertise who may wish to talk to us about joining our team of Associates. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Advisory Board is chaired by the Non-Executive Director Andrew Morley
Simon was with the Met Police Service for 30 years, reaching the rank of Commander. His background is in specialist crime investigation (leading the MPS dealing with murder, rape and child abuse) and community policing. As a senior leader in the MPS he has been involved in a wide range of high risk operational activities. He was awarded the Queens Police Medal for distinguished service.
Mike qualified as a solicitor, was in private practice in the West Midlands and the Chief Crown Prosecutor for Sussex. He joined the CPS when it was formed in 1986. In 1987 he was promoted to work in CPS HQ where he oversaw a range of specialist and high profile prosecutions. He also spent time as an adviser to the Attorney General, on international matters, extraditions and other cases.
Henry became involved with Victim Support in 1997 and spent the next 15 years volunteering with them. As a Trustee, he went on to be involved in the governance of the organisation. He chaired the Trustees of Victim Support London and took an active role in numerous criminal justice projects including lead negotiator for the very successful introduction of automated referral of victims of crime.
Kathleen is an international victim services specialist, psychotherapist and author of A Grief Like No Other, a classic resource on traumatic bereavement. Consultant for the Federal Office of Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center in the US Department of Justice. Keynote speaker and trains victims’ issues in the United States, Europe, Russia and Canada.
Natasha has held senior operational roles within Victim Support. Ensuring that victims and witnesses received a high level service. The role also included setting up the Visual Evidence for Victims project supported by West Midlands Police and the Birmingham Community Safety Team. The project gave vulnerable victims a voice, more options with how, when and if they pursue justice.