Trustees, patrons and associates

President - The Right Honourable Sir John Chilcot GCB

John Chilcot is currently Chairman of the Iraq Inquiry.

John has had a full career in Whitehall, in the Home Office where he was head of the Criminal Policy Division and later as Deputy Under-Secretary of State heading the Police Department, in the Cabinet Office and latterly the Northern Ireland Office as Permanent Under Secretary of State. On retirement, he became Staff Councillor to the Intelligence Services (including the National Criminal Intelligence Service, a forerunner to SOCA). He has also headed official inquiries into a number of sensitive matters including Royal and VIP security, and the IRA incursion into the RUC Special Branch HQ. John was also Chairman of the Committee of Privy Counsellors on Intercept as Evidence.

Trustees 

Sir Bill Jeffrey KCB (Chairman)

Bill Jeffrey was Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Defence from 2005 to 2010; prior to this he was Permanent Secretary at the Cabinet Office, coordinating Security and Intelligence, which included security during the 2005 terrorist attacks in London. He was also Director General of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate in the Home Office and in the Cabinet Office he coordinated  Home and Social policy and Parliamentary business. From 1998-2002 he was Political Director of the Northern Ireland Office, supporting the Prime Minister and successive Secretaries of State on the implementation of the Good Friday Agreement.


Mrs Catherine Crawford OBE

Catherine Crawford was Chief Executive of the Metropolitan Police Authority, a post which she held during three Commissionerships and four Chairmanships and more recently was Chief Executive of the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPC).

During her career in the Home Office Catherine headed up sentencing policy in the Criminal Department and became Secretary to the Parole Board. Catherine joined the Metropolitan Police Committee as Head of Secretariat in April 1995 and in 1997 she was appointed Assistant Director of Programmes, Prison Service, before leaving the Civil Service to become the founding executive director of the new National Association of Police Authorities.


Lord Dholakia of Waltham Brooks PC OBE DL

Navnit Dholakia is Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords. He is also President of the National Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO), Vice-Chairman of the Policy Research Institute on Aging and Ethnicity, Vice President of the Mental Health Foundation and a member of both the House of Lords Appointments Commission and the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments.

He has previously held appointments with the Commission for Racial Equality and the Police Complaints Authority.


Ms Kate Flannery OBE

Kate Flannery was appointed as HM Inspector of Constabulary for Wales and Central England in 2002 and was the first woman to hold this post. She previously held senior roles with the Audit Commission, London local authorities and in management consultancy. From 2005 until 2009, Kate was responsible for the inspection of 16 police forces in Central England, East Anglia and Wales. She has led national thematic work on a range of topics, including domestic violence investigation, contact management and critical incident response. Kate has also contributed to major reviews such as Sir Ronnie Flanagan's Independent Review of Policing and the Smith Commission on crime statistics.   


Sir Chris Fox QPM

Chris Fox was knighted in 2006 for services to policing in the UK. Chris was Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police from 1996 to 2003, before taking the post of the first full time National President of the Association of Chief Police Officers. He led the development of the first ever national emergency service communication system and coordinated several national police operations such as the response to the 2005 terrorist attacks in London, the Tsunami response and the security operation at the G8 summit in Scotland.


Sir Ronnie Flanagan GBE QPM KOStJ  

Sir Ronnie Flanagan is currently Chairman of the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit. 

Sir Ronnie joined the Royal Ulster Constabulary in 1970 and served in all ranks before becoming Chief Constable in 1996. He was responsible for delivering the transition of policing in Northern Ireland and the reform of the Royal Ulster Constabulary, which became the Police Service of Northern Ireland in 2001. The following year he was appointed to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and served as Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary for England, Wales and Northern Ireland from 2005 to 2008. In 2008 he was appointed as Strategic Policing and Security Adviser to His Highness Sheikh Saif Bin Zayad Al Nayhan, Deputy Prime Minister and Head of Abu Dhabi Police.


Professor Nick Fyfe

Nick Fyfe is the founding director of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research, a strategic collaboration between Scotland's Universities and the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland. He is also Professor of Human Geography at the University of Dundee, Fellow of the Scottish Police College, and co-chair of the Police Working Group of the European Society of Criminology. His research on policing spans a range of areas including work on community engagement, witness protection, wildlife crime, and missing persons investigations. From 2008 to 2009 he was Special Adviser to the Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament for their enquiries into community policing and the effective use of police resources. 


Sir David Garrard

Sir David is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and was knighted in 1993 for services to Charity.

Following a career advising International Banks and Governments, David founded Minerva Plc in 1989, taking it public in 1996 as Chairman until his retirement in 2005. Since then David has focused his energies on supporting children's charities both through the Garrard Education Trust and personally. Amongst other positions he has held and holds is Co-Chairman of Trustees of the International Centre for Child Studies; Counsellor and Director of the Business Division of the Prince's Trust; Director and Trustee of Community Security Trust; Patron of Lifeline4Kids and Member of the Development Advisory Council of the University of Birmingham.

In 2003 David sponsored and developed the first new 'all through' seat of learning - the 'flagship' of the City Academy Programme, Bexley Business Academy for disadvantaged, deprived and special needs children, currently housing over 1600 pupils.


Baron Lord Imbert CVO QPM DL                                                 

In 2008 Peter Imbert was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, prior to which he was Lord Lieutenant of Greater London. He is a patron of the Association of Security Consultants (ASC), which awards the annual Imbert Prize for the development of ideas for the advancement of risk and security management. He was made a life peer in 1999.

Peter was Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police from 1987 to 1993, previously holding appointments as Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police from 1979 to 1985. He was a police negotiator at the Balcome Street Siege in December 1975.


Professor Rod Morgan

Rod Morgan is Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol and Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics, the University Police Science Centre, University of Cardiff and the University of Sussex. He was formerly HM Chief Inspector of Probation for England and Wales from 2001 to 2004, Chairman of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales from 2004 to 2007 and Ministry of Justice-appointed advisor to the five criminal justice inspectorates for England and Wales from 2008 to 2011. He is the co-author and editor of the leading UK criminological text (The Oxford Handbook of Criminology, 5th ed. OUP, 2012) and many other books and articles on aspects of criminal justice from policing to prisoners' rights. He is also a trustee of several organisations working with young offenders and is actively involved in the debate about youth justice and the future of the magistracy.


The Right Honourable Sir John Wheeler JP DL

John Wheeler is Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London.

Formerly Deputy Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office, John was knighted in 1993. Prior to his appointment he served as a Member of Parliament 1979 to 1997. He has also held positions as Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee, Chairman of the British Security Industry Association Inspectorate and Chairman of the National Criminal Intelligence Service and National Crime Squad. Since leaving parliament John has been Chairman of the Government Review into Airport Security and policing within the UK and headed a review into Airport Security and Policing for the Australian Government in 2005.


Alderman Alan Yarrow 

Alan Yarrow was appointed Chairman of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) in September 2009.  He left Dresdner Kleinwort in December 2009, after 37 years with the group, latterly as Group Vice Chairman and Chairman of the UK Bank.  Alan currently holds non-executive posts as Chairman of CISI and of Kleinwort Benson Group Ltd, and Director of Turquoise Global Holdings Ltd and of Fixnetix Ltd.  Alan is an Alderman and Magistrate of the City of London, an Almoner of Christ’s Hospital and a member of various Boards and Committees of the City of London. 

Alan was Sheriff of the City of London in 2011-12.  He was formerly Deputy Chairman of the FSA Practitioner Panel, Chairman of LIBA (now AFME), Director of Complinet, member of the Takeover Panel, the Council of the British Bankers Association and the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s High Level Stakeholder Group.  


 

Associates

Joyce Moseley OBE

Joyce Moseley has built a reputation for work with young people, especially those in the criminal justice system, as a Director of Social Services, a member of the Youth Justice Board and as Chief Executive of the major national charity, Catch22. She is on the Boards of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, the Social Research Unit at Dartington and is Chair of the social enterprise HCT Group. As the recently appointed Chair of the Transition2Adulthood Alliance she is continuing her interest in transforming the way young adults are dealt with in the criminal justice system. She received her OBE for services to youth justice.


Ellie Roy

Ellie Roy has spent over 10 years working in senior public sector management roles in criminal justice. She was a Chief Probation Officer for four years before moving into central government in 2000. She was Home Office Director of Crime Reduction for London, then National Director for Crime Reduction, and later returned as Director for Regional Delivery. From 2004 to 2008 she was Chief Executive of the Youth Justice Board and in 2008, she acted as the senior consultant on the design and set-up phase for the Inspectorate for UK Border Agency.  


Philip Geering

Philip qualified as a Barrister in 1984, undertaking criminal defence and prosecution work. He left the Bar to join the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), later becoming Director of Policy and working closely with Ministers and senior figures from across the criminal justice system.  From 2007 until 2011 he was a Director at the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).

In 2011 Philip left the public sector to undertake a broader-based career. Currently he is a non-Executive Board member of the Internet Watch Foundation, and of a major legal department within the public sector.  Philip also undertakes a number of case-based appointments including with the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service and the Health & Care Professions Council. He is also a member of the Parole Board.

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Patrons

  • HRH The Prince of Wales (Royal Patron)
  • Dr Roy Ackerman OBE
  • Earl Cadogan
  • Mr Lal Chellaram
  • Sir John Dellow CBE DL
  • Mr Rodney Fitch CBE
  • Mr Christopher Flint
  • Dr James Hart CBE QPM
  • Mr Peter Kane
  • Mr Michael Meakin
  • Ms Debbie Moore OBE
  • Sir Kenneth Newman GBE QPM
  • Lord Palumbo
  • Sir Bob Reid
  • Lord Sandberg of Passfield CBE
  • Sir Sigmund Sternberg Ost KCSG JP
  • Lord Stevens QPM
  • Mrs Elizabeth Tompkins
  • Sir Michael Wakeford
  • General Sir Roger Wheeler GCB