Ambassadors A - Z: S-Z

John Samuels QC

John Samuels QC

John Samuels is Chairman of Prisoners' Education Trust and is a Trustee of the Howard League and the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Sebastian Saville

Sebastian Saville

Sebastian is former Executive Director of Release, the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law – who provide free and confidential specialist advice to the public and professionals.

Dr David Scott

Dr David Scott

Dr David Scott works at the Centre for Criminology and Criminal justice, University of Central Lancashire. David is a member of Amnesty International and the Howard League for Penal Reform.

Baroness Deborah Scott

Baroness Deborah Scott

Baroness Deborah Scott is Chief Executive of Tomorrow’s People. Tomorrow’s People is a national charity, with a 23-year track record of success in helping become self-sufficient.

James Scudamore

James Scudamore

James Scudamore is a novelist and short story writer. His first novel, The Amnesia Clinic, won the 2007 Somerset Maugham Award.

Fay Selvan

Fay Selvan

Fay Selvan is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of The Big Life Group. It gives those who have very little opportunities to change their lives.

Uanu Seshmi

Uanu Seshmi

Uanu Seshmi is the co-founder of The From Boyhood to Manhood Foundation, a south London based programme that helps those excluded from education turn their lives around.

Professor Lawrence Sherman

Professor Lawrence Sherman

Lawrence Sherman is Professor of Criminology at Cambridge and is an ambassador of Make Justice Work.

Tim Smit CBE

Tim Smit CBE

Tim Smit CBE is known the world over as Co-Founder and Chief Executive of the award winning Eden Project. Eden has added £1 billion to the cornish economy.

Enver Solomon

Enver Solomon

Enver Solomon is Director of Evidence and Impact at the National Children's Bureau. Prior to this he was assistant director of policy and research at Barnado’s.

Dr Basia Spalek

Dr Basia Spalek

Dr Basia Spalek is a criminologist within the Institute of Applied Social Studies at the University of Birmingham. Basia has written extensively about criminal justice.

Peter Stanford

Peter Stanford

Peter Stanford is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. In addition to all this he is the Director of the Longford Trust for penal reform.

Professor Kevin Stenson

Professor Kevin Stenson

Professor Stenson is an Honorary Professor at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent.

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell has campaigned for human rights for over 40 years. He is currently the Green Party’s human rights spokesperson. He also co-founded LGBT direct action group OutRage.

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Thomas of Gresford

Lord Thomas was the Liberal Democrat Shadow Attorney General from 2007-2010 and was also the Spokesperson for Justice 2007-2010.

John Thornhill

John Thornhill

John Thornhill was Chair of the Magistrates Association from 2008-2011 and was also on the panel for the Community or Custody: National Commission of Enquiry.

Paul Tidball

Paul Tidball

Paul Tidball has recently retired from his position as president of the Prison Governors Association.

James Timpson

James Timpson

James is MD of the Timpson group, the UK’s largest shoe repairer, key cutter, engraver and watch repairer. Timpson's has links with prisons all around the country and helps offenders into work. Timpson's currently employs 175 offenders.

Henry Tinsley

Henry Tinsley

Henry Tinsley is the co-founder and director of the organisation 38 Degrees, an online organisation that campaigns on a great number for environmental and social justice.

Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee is a leading social commentator and a columnist for the Guardian. She was formerly BBC Social Affairs Editor and Associate Editor of the Independent.

Mike Trace

Mike Trace

Mike is Chief Executive of RAPt (the Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust). He is also Co-ordinator of the International Drug Policy Forum a global network of non-government organisations (NGOs) with an interest in the promotion of evidence-based drug policy.

Bob Turney

Bob Turney

A former prisoner and probation officer, Bob Turney, has had a wide ranging experience of the criminal justice system. He has just embarked on his first novel.

Iqbal Wahhab OBE

Iqbal Wahhab OBE

A graduate of the London School of Economics, he has launched a number of successful business ventures, including the multi award winning Cinnamon Club and Roast.

Professor David S Wall

Professor David S Wall

David is Professor of Criminology in the School of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Durham.

Ashley Walters

Ashley Walters

Ashley Walters is one of the UK’s most exciting up-and-coming talents. He rose to fame as Asher D in the UK garage collective So Solid Crew and has since made the transition to acting.

Claudia Webbe

Claudia Webbe

Claudia Webbe is Chair of Operation Trident, an anti-gun crime initiative that she founded with others in 1998 to help bring an end to a spate of shootings.

Dominic Williamson

Dominic Williamson

Dominic is the Chief Executive at Revolving Doors Agency, a charity working across England to change systems and improve services for people with multiple problems.

Dr Howard Williamson

Dr Howard Williamson

Dr Howard Williamson is Professor of European Youth Policy at the University of Glamorgan and Visiting Professor at the University of Hertfordshire.

Simon Woodroffe OBE

Simon Woodroffe OBE

Simon is the founder of YO! Brand, including YO!Sushi, YOTEL, YO! Zone, and YO! Foundation, which he set up to support various charitable causes that are important to him.

Peter Woolf

Peter Woolf

Peter Woolf was a career criminal until restorative justice changed his life. Peter is now a writer and works with Charles Pollard at Restorative Solutions.

Neil Wragg

Neil Wragg

Neil Wragg is Chief Executive of Youth at Risk, a ground-breaking charity dedicated to making a lasting change to the lives of alienated and vulnerable young people in danger of falling into a life of crime.

Martin Wright

Martin Wright

Martin is currently a board member at the Restorative Justice Consortium. He is a founding member of Mediation UK and was previously Director of the Howard League for Penal Reform.

Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah

Poet, novelist and playwright, Benjamin Zephaniah is probably one of the most high-profile international authors writing today, with an enormous breadth of appeal, equally popular with both adults and children.