Greg Berman is the Chair 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.
- Greg BermanChair
- Liberty AldrichCounsel to the Board
Liberty Aldrich is counsel to the board of trustees and is Managing Director and general counsel at the Center for Court Innovation in New York. She works with the Director on setting the organization’s strategic direction, program planning and administration, development, strategic partnerships and communications. In addition, she oversees the domestic violence, trafficking and family court programs and the Center’s work on access to justice. 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.
- Mark Blake
Mark Blake works for BTEG where he leads on their work on the criminal justice system and addressing ethnic disproportionality providing the secretariat and policy support for Equal (formerly the Young Review Independent Advisory group.)
Away from BTEG he is councillor in the London Borough of Haringey where he is the Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Engagement, leading on the councils work with the police, the youth service and youth offending service.
- Aubrey Fox
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.
- Shauneen Lambe
Shauneen is a barrister in England and Wales and an attorney in the USA. She is a partner in Impact - Law for Social Justice, a consultancy that supports those considering using the law for social change. Shauneen is the co-founder and former CEO of Just for Kids Law (2005-2018) her work included Just for Kids Law’s strategic litigation team, which, successfully changed the law to benefit many children and young people and starting up the Youth Justice Legal Centre, as a centre of excellence in youth justice law. Prior to working in the UK, Shauneen worked at the Louisiana Crisis Assistance Center representing those facing the death penalty. She is an Ashoka Fellow and an Eisenhower Fellow and was a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. She is honoured to be the vice-chair of the Barings Foundation and on the boards of Ashoka UK and the Centre for Justice Innovation.
- Karyn McCluskey
Karyn worked in the police for 22 years in Sussex, Lancashire, West Mercia, Strathclyde and Police Scotland. In 2016 Karyn took up the post of Chief Executive for Community Justice Scotland.
In 2004 Karyn and John Carnochan set up the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit which addressed violence as a public health problem in Scotland. They developed injury surveillance, gang intervention and gang exit, and focused on preventing knife carrying, injury and passionate advocates of early years support and the role of trauma. She helps support Medics Against Violence charity in Scotland, set up in conjunction with the Violence Reduction Unit.
She is a board member of Simon Community Scotland tackling homelessness and is on the Board of the Scottish Professional Football League.
- 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.
- Lord Wasserman
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.