Kevin Wong (Chair). Kevin was appointed as a Trustee by the Board in April 2019 and became Chair in September 2020. Kevin is a Reader in Community Justice and Associate Director of Criminal Justice at the Policy and Evaluation Research Unit (PERU), Manchester Metropolitan University. He is Co-Editor of the British Journal of Community Justice and the founder and Director of the Manchester Crime and Justice Film Festival. He was formerly Assistant Director at Nacro and a manager at Citizens Advice developing services for black, Asian and minority ethnic people.
Lucy Jaffé (Vice-Chair). Lucy has been a Trustee since 2018. She is the Director of Why me? the national charity established to make restorative justice available to all victims of crime. Lucy was on the Board of Directors of Whitespace Software and went on to run her own marketing and communications consultancy, prior to which she founded and ran Reunite, the National Council for Abducted Children.
Carol Hodson (Treasurer). Carol has been a Trustee since April 2019 and was appointed as Treasurer in April 2020. Carol is an experienced finance director and company secretary with 30 years of experience in the charity sector, including at the Princes Trust, the Royal Voluntary Service and the United Nations Association UK. She has also been Treasurer of the Fawcett Society and Peace Direct.
CJ Burge. CJ has been a Trustee since 2018. CJ is SOS+ Project Manager at St Giles. SOS+ is a national project that prevents young people from becoming involved in gangs and youth violence by equipping them with tools, knowledge and support, delivered by experts with lived experience. CJ is an award-winning ex-Longford Scholar who achieved a first-class honours law degree while in prison. CJ chairs the CJA Lived Experience Expert Group.
Caroline Drummond. Caroline was appointed as a Trustee by the Board in April 2019. Caroline is Programme Manager for Safer Children and Young People at the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC). Prior to this she was Policy and Public Affairs Manager for Nacro. She was formerly a Policy Officer for the Institute of Fundraising and has a master’s degree in the Charities Act.
Kimberley Lamb. Kimberley was appointed as a Trustee in September 2020. She is Head of Bedfordshire’s Violence and Exploitation unit (VERU). Prior to this she was Head of Victim Services and Early Intervention Lead for Signpost Victims Hub. She is an experienced youth justice professional and the former Vice Chair of Bedfordshire Police’s Stop and Search Scrutiny Panel.
Rod Morgan. Rod was appointed as a Trustee by the Board in April 2019. Rod is a visiting Professor of Criminal Justice, a Trustee of the Police Foundation and an Associate of Birkbeck University Centre for Prison Studies. He was formerly Chief Inspector of Probation and Chairman of the Youth Justice Board. He has also served on the IMB, as a magistrate, a Parole Board member and advisor to the Council of Europe.
Tebussum Rashid. Tebussum was appointed as a Trustee by the Board in April 2019. Tebussum is Deputy Chief Executive of Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) and Secretariat for EQUAL. She is a member of the Lammy Review External Advice Scrutiny Panel and a Trustee of Peace & Desist. She is a former grants manager and evaluation officer.
Nadine Smith. Nadine was appointed as a trustee by the Board in April 2019. Nadine is a Project Coordinator for the Young Justice Advisors, after being a member of the project for 5 years. Nadine is also a trustee for the Alliance for Youth Justice. She uses her years of engagement and lived experience to create change. Nadine is also a member of the Independent Office for Police Conduct’s Youth Panel.