Greg Berman is the Chairman of our Trustee Board and Director of the Center for Court Innovation in New York. Part of the founding team responsible for creating the Center, he has helped guide the organisation from start-up and has accepted numerous awards on behalf of the Center, including the Peter F Drucker Prize for Nonprofit Innovation. He is the author of several books including Trial & Error in Criminal Justice Reform: Learning from Failure. Prior to being named Director of the Center for Court Innovation in 2002, he served as the lead planner of the Red Hook Community Justice Center.
Liberty Aldrich is General Counsel and Director of Gender Justice Initiatives at the Center for Court Innovation. She provides technical assistance on the development and implementation of domestic violence and sexual assault criminal justice programs in the US and internationally including training judges, court staff on effective interventions. Prior to joining the Center, Liberty was the Director of Legal Services at Safe Horizon, America’s largest victim assistance agency representing domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Aubrey Fox is the Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Agency, New York City’s main pretrial services agency which provides pretrial release recommendations, operates innovative demonstration projects and produces widely cited research on bail, domestic violence and juvenile offending. Prior to CJA, Aubrey worked in a variety of senior leadership roles at the Center for Court Innovation, he was founding Director of the Centre for Justice Innovation, and worked as the Executive Director of the Institute for Economics and Peace-USA. He is the co-author (with Greg Berman) of Trial and Error in Criminal Justice Reform: Learning from Failure, published by the Urban Institute Press.
Heather Munro OBE
Heather has 38 years experience in the Criminal Justice Sector and was most recently Chief Executive of London Probation with responsibility for 70,000 offenders until her retirement in 2014. She was awarded an OBE in 2015 for services to probation. She was an Honorary Lecturer at Leicester University from 2009 to 2015. She is now involved on a voluntary basis with several local and national charities.
Shauneen is the Executive Director of Just for Kids Law, a charity that provides 360 degree support and legal representation to vulnerable children and young people and drives systemic change. She is a barrister in England and Wales and qualified as an attorney in the USA, where she represented people facing the death penalty. In 1999 she helped establish the charity Reprieve. Shauneen was chosen as World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’ in 2010 and one of NESTA/The Observer’s ‘Britain’s New Radicals’ in 2012.
Gordon Wasserman is an internationally recognised expert in policing and criminal justice. Previously, Lord Wasserman was Advisor on Policing and Criminal Justice to Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May. He is a member of the Conservative Party in the Lords where he takes a special interest in policing and criminal justice matters. Prior to this Lord Wasserman was Assistant Under Secretary of State for Police Science and Technology in the Home Office.