Craig Pinkney is a Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist, Lecturer and PhD Researcher. Craig has over 16 years of experience as an outreach worker, transformational speaker, international gang exit strategist, mediator, mentor and filmmaker. He is well known for working with some of countries most challenging young people, potentially high-risk offenders, victims of gang violence and youth who are deemed most hard to reach.
Dr Martin Glynn is an experienced and internationally renowned criminologist, educator, theatre director, and dramatist with over 35 years’ experience of working in criminal justice, public health, and educational settings.
As a writer Martin has written for BBC 1’s Casualty, had radio drama’s produced for BBC Radio 4, written and directed numerous theatre productions, published many poetry books, alongside developing a growing reputation as an author of children’s books. His new book ‘Speaking Data and Telling Stories: Data Verbalization for Researchers’ is published by Routledge (2019).
Dr Shona Robinson – Edwards is an academic researcher and lecturer in criminology. Race, religion, desistance and rehabilitation are Shona’s areas of expertise. Shona’s thesis is titled Faith after Murder: Religion in the Lives of Individuals Convicted of Homicide Offences. Additionally she has authored several reports and peer reviewed journal articles.