Rick Muir is Director of the Police Foundation, the country’s leading independent think tank focusing on policing and crime. Prior to that he was the Associate Director for Public Service Reform at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), where he led IPPR’s research programme across public services, including policing, criminal justice, health and education. Between 2011 and 2013 Rick was a member of the Independent Police Commission. He has a D Phil in Politics from the University of Oxford. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) and a member of the Cumberland Lodge Police Steering Committee. He has previously been a local councillor and school governor.