John Drew (Chair). John has been a trustee since 2015 and Chair since 2016. John was Chief Executive of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales until 2013. He is a Director of the Standing Committee for Youth Justice and also a Senior Associate of the Prison Reform Trust. He is a visiting Professor and Chair of the Medway Safeguarding Children’s Board.
C.J. Burge. CJ has been a trustee since 2018. CJ is SOS+ Project Manager at St Giles Trust, a national project that prevents young people becoming involved in gangs and youth violence by equipping them with tools, knowledge and support delivered by experts with lived experience (of the CJS). CJ is an award-winning ex-Longford Scholar who achieved a First-class Honours Law degree whilst in prison.
Carol Hodson (Treasurer). Carol has been a trustee April 2019 and was appointed as Treasurer in April 2020. Carol is an experienced Finance Director and Company Secretary with 30 years’ experience in charity sector including at The Princes Trust, WRVS and UNA-UK. She has been a Treasurer of The Fawcett Society and Peace Direct.
Caroline Drummond. Caroline was appointed as a trustee by the Board in April 2019. Caroline is 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. She was a former paralegal for an attorney in the U.S working with large social justice charities and non-profits.
Lucy Jaffé. 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
Rod Morgan. Rod was appointed as a trustee by the Board in April 2019. Rod is a visiting Professor of Criminal Justice, trustee of The Police Foundation and Associate of Birkbeck University Centre for Prison Studies. He was a former Chief Inspector of Probation and former 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 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 Youth Engagement and Criminal Justice facilitator. Nadine uses her lived and professional expertise to influence change as a member of the Young Advisors on Criminal Justice, Independent Office of Police Complaints (IOPC) Youth Panel and previously on the Sussex Youth Commission.
Kevin Wong. Kevin was appointed as a trustee by the Board in April 2019. Kevin is Associate Director, Criminal Justice Policy and Evaluation Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is co-editor of the British Journal of Community Justice. He was formerly Assistant Director at NACRO and CAB Manager developing services for BAME people.