Dr Nicholas Blagden is a co-founder and trustee of the Safer Living Foundation, Associate Professor in Forensic Psychology, Chartered Psychologist and Associate Head of the Sexual Offences Crime and Misconduct Research Unit. He has worked and researched within criminal justice and prison settings for over 10 years. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in psychology, forensic psychology and criminology. He has also trained police officers. His work has been funded by the HMPPS and he is currently engaged in numerous collaborative forensic projects with NTU, HMPPS, Institute for Mental Health, Ontario, Canada and Correctional Services Australia. He sits on NOTA’s policy and practice committee. He has led programme evaluations, has a track record of high quality research and disseminated his work widely in international journals and conferences.