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Alex Holmes
Alex is head of the Anti-Bullying Campaign and a Diana Award Holder who received his award in 2004 for tackling bullying in his school & community after suffering from bullying himself. Alex is responsible for coordinating the Anti-Bullying...
victim support
Amanda is Victim Support’s Schools Project Development Worker. Amanda is responsible for developing and delivering the Switched On schools programme, which includes creating presentations, toolkits, trainer notes and student handouts for four...
Amanda Sandford from ASH
Amanda Sandford is the Information Manager at ASH. She manages ASH’s information department, website and media relations. Amanda writes for the consumer and health press and contributes to ASH’s advocacy work through the provision of information...
Ann-Marie Corvin
Writer and social media expert Ann-Marie’s areas of specialism include media and technology, and she has worked as a digital correspondent for Broadcast, Media Week and Campaign.
Anna Bullock
In her previous position at Drinkaware, Anna Bullock was the Marketing Manager for the Underage Drinking campaign. Before joining Drinkaware, Anna worked as a Marketing Manager for The Fairtrade Foundation.
Bekki Burbidge
Bekki Burbidge is Digital Manager at the sexual health charity FPA. She's been part of FPA's Communications Team for five years.
Cal Strode is a European award-winning communications researcher and consultant. He is communications officer at the National AIDS Trust and public relations manager at San Diego LGBT Pride. He tweets @calstrode
Carolyn Bunting is general manager for Internet Matters Limited.
Catherine Roche
Catherine Roche has been Chief Executive at Place2Be since January 2014. Originally a secondary and adult education teacher, Catherine first became involved with Place2Be in 1996, giving pro bono advice and support while working with KPMG Consulting...
Claire Usiskin
Claire Usiskin is policy manager for the YoungMinds charity.
Donald Findlater
Donald Findlater is director of research and development at the Lucy Faithfull Foundation. For seven years he was manager of the Wolvercote Clinic, the UK's only residential and treatment centre for men with allegations of or convictions for...
Dr Adam R Winstock MRCP MRCPsych FAChAM MD
Dr Adam R Winstock MRCP MRCPsych FAChAM MD is a Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London. He is also founder and director of Global...
Dr Alys Cole-King 13 Reasons Why suicidal thoughts blog
Dr Alys Cole-King is Clinical Director, Connecting with People, a not-for-profit organisation formed to develop and deliver training packages for a range of sectors, including healthcare, social care, statutory bodies and communities. Dr Stan...
Andrew Hill-Smith has been a consultant child psychiatrist in Surrey and Borders partnership trust since 2000. Andrew is currently holding two part time jobs, one as a community CAMHS consultant and the other as the consultant in a multiagency tier...
Dr Anne Gordon, is a consultant occupational therapist in paediatric neuroscience at Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Anne’s clinical and research interests are in paediatric neurodisability, particularly stroke and acquired brain injury. She...
Dr Elly Hanson is an independent clinical psychologist who specializes in the field of abuse and trauma. She undertakes consultation, training and research with organisations such as CEOP and the NSPCC and provides psychological assessment and...
Following a degree in Psychology and a Diploma in Child Counselling, Helen worked at the Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre (CEOP) from 2006 – 2014. Originally involved in the creation and delivery of Thinkuknow education resources,...
Dr Lisa Doodson
Dr Lisa Doodson is the founder of Happy Steps and a chartered psychologist specialising in stepfamilies. She is also an Associate Dean at Regent's University, London, where she lectures in psychology.
Dr Richard Graham
Dr Richard Graham is a consultant child & adolescent psychiatrist and former Clinical Director of the Adolescent Directorate at the Tavistock Clinic.
 
 Over the last decade, his work has centred on the impact of technology...
Dr Victoria Nash
Dr Victoria Nash is the Deputy Director and Senior Policy Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute. In the latter role, she is responsible for leading the department’s engagement in digital policy matters. Recent projects have included efforts to map...
Dr. Judy Willis M.D. M.Ed. combined her 15 years as a board-certified practicing neurologist with ten subsequent years as a classroom teacher to become a leading authority in the neuroscience of learning. Dr. Willis has written seven books and more...
Dr Pooky Knightsmith completed her PhD in child and adolescent mental health at the Institute of Psychiatry, London, where she specialised in developing practical strategies for supporting self-harm and eating disorders in schools and other non-...
EL
Eleanor is a journalist and editor of ParentZone.org.uk. With a background in writing about families and young people, she has worked on women's and youth titles, as well as the odd football magazine.
Fleur Strong
Fleur Strong is the Business Development, Policy and Communications Director for the charity Pace. Her previous appointments include Strategic Policy and Communications Manager at the Ministry of Justice, Head of Corporate Communications at City of...
Ged Flynn
Ged Flynn is Chief Executive of national UK charity PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide. PAPYRUS is a campaigning organisation founded by parents who had lost children and young people to suicide. Today the charity has members across the UK, many...
victim support
Gemma is the National Children and Young People’s Development Co-ordinator at Victim Support where she is responsible for the development of You & Co services for children and young people who are victims and witnesses of crime. In addition...
Geraldine Bedell portrait
A former Editor of Parent Info, Geraldine is a journalist specialising in family issues. She has written for most major newspapers and a wide variety of magazines, with long periods on the staff of the Observer and Independent. An author and...
Grace Manger from My Kid is Gay
Grace manages all content and development at My Kid Is Gay, a website that offers advice and support to parents, families, and teachers of LGBTQIA young people. A graduate of Kalamazoo College in Michigan, she now lives in Portland, Oregon. Follow...
Ikamara Larasi co-leads Purple Drum for the young women’s team at Imkaan, which sits inside of the MsUnderstood Partnership. As part of MsUnderstood, she is the Research and Communications Co-ordinator. Ikamara is passionate about equality, and is...
Jamie Bartlett
Jamie Bartlett is author of The Dark Net and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Media at Demos. His work focuses on the ways in which social media and modern communications and technology are changing political and social movements, wit...
Jeremy Davies
Jeremy is a journalist specialising mainly in health and social policy, and has recently completed a PhD about gay fathers. As well as working for the Fatherhood Institute he does some teaching at the University of Manchester and writes and edits...
Jeremy is Angelus’s Director for Communications and Operations. He has worked in the drugs field since 2001. He is a former freelance journalist writing regularly for the Guardian, British Medical Journal and New Statesman. Formerly he worked as...
Jo Wiltshire
Jo Wiltshire is a parenting author and journalist. A former celebrity interviewer and writer for The Mail on Sunday, she has written three books on parenting and provides expert comment for TV, radio, web and the print press.
Jonathan Baggaley is chief executive of the PSHE Association and the former Head of Education at CEOP. He was responsible for the delivery of CEOP's award-winning Thinkuknow online safety programme for young people, parents, carers and...
Jonathan Russell
Jonathan Russell is Quilliam’s Political Liaison Officer. He holds a BA in Arabic, German and Persian from the University of Exeter and an MSc in the History of International Relations at the London School of Economics. Jonathan currently leads on...
Justin Hancock has been a sex and relationships educator for over 15 years and has worked directly with thousands of young people. His website for young people bishUK.com is one of the world's most read and respected sex education websites....
Kate is education team coordinator with the National Crime Agency's CEOP Command, which works to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation. Fundamental to this is the Thinkuknow education programme, which builds children's...
Turn2us
Kelly-Marie is a Welfare Benefit Specialist with over six years experience advising claimants about their entitlement to welfare benefits and housing. Kelly has considerable expertise regarding Fit for Work assessments, Housing Benefit backdates and...
Laura Hurley manages the Education For Choice project within the young people’s sexual health charity Brook. Education For Choice is dedicated to ensuring that young people have accurate information about pregnancy options and impartial support with...
Brian D Johnson PhD and Laurie Berdahl MD
Drs Berdahl and Johnson are authors of Warning Signs: How to Protect Your Kids from Becoming Victims or Perpetrators of Violence and Aggression, and their prior award-winning book, 7 Skills for Parenting Success. Learn more at warningsignsforparents...
Lia Latchford co-leads Purple Drum as part of the Young Women’s Team at Imkaan, a national black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls. Lia is also Policy and Campaigns Co-ordinator at MsUnderstood, a...
Liam Hackett
Liam is the Founder and CEO of leading anti-bullying charity Ditch The Label.
Linda James of Bullies Out
Linda, a mother of three sons, founded BulliesOut in May 2006, spurred by a determination that the lives of children would not be scarred by bullying as hers had been. Since then, Linda has grown BulliesOut from a simple web-based support service to...
Lisa Hardstaff
Lisa is a credit information expert at Equifax. She raises awareness of the ID fraud risks of social media, to demonstrate how easy it is to find personal information about individuals from their social media accounts.
Lucie Parker
Lucie is a Research and Policy Associate at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. Her work focuses on a range of education projects aimed at building online and offline resilience to extremism in young people, including the Extreme Dialogue project.
Lucy is a former writer for Parent Zone. She studied Spanish at University College London and previously worked as an international events researcher, where she wrote content for conferences on topics such as cyber-security and the cloud. She writes...
Dr Lucy Maddox is an NHS clinical psychologist and lecturer. She was a British Science Association media fellow in 2013.
Maggie Burrows
Maggie Burrows is originally from the North-western United States. She studied Sociology at Portland State University and has been working on the issue of FGC with Orchid Project in London.
Marie Smith
Marie Smith is Head of Education - CEOP Command, NCA. Preventing children’s exposure and reducing their vulnerability to harm online is a key strategic aim of the National Crime Agency’s child protection command CEOP. Fundamental to achieving...
Marjun Ziarati is a journalist and writer for Parent Zone. She is also a qualified teacher with four years' experience teaching modern foreign languages to secondary school pupils across London.

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