For over 30 years Cath has designed and developed strategies to manage complex projects, galvanise dysfunctional partnerships and develop authentic leadership within the corporate world, local government and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO's). She has created innovative and award-winning projects in the areas of familial and interpersonal violence, violence prevention, and violence against women. Cath is a qualified community education worker, and after graduating from Edinburgh University with a First-Class BA Hons in Community Education, she received a practitioners’ award from the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE).
Cath is a Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) chair, author and trainer. She has held a number of senior advisory roles in government, including the Mayor's Office, London. Cath has extensive experience designing and delivering risk assessment training programmes including the first Home Office accredited training for DHR chairs in 2013.
Mark Coulter is an independent consultant and Director of Mencentric Ltd. He set up and managed the award winning and nationally recognised Strength to Change (STC) programme. In addition, Mark has a Master’s Degree in Advanced Practice in Forensic Mental Health from the University of Manchester and worked with a number of charities in an advisory or associate trainer capacity.
The STC project was identified as one of the top three UK crime reduction projects cited by Home Office, to the European Crime Prevention Network (EUPCN), and identified as an example of innovation by the Early Intervention Foundation 2014, and a Centre for Social Justice Annual Award Winner in 2013. Previously, Mark created the Men’s Advice Line, run by Respect and has held a number of advisory positions influencing government policy development. His experience of working with men is extensive; he has worked with over six thousand men in his career-through helpline support, one to one and group work settings.
Dr Roxane Agnew-Davies
Dr Roxane Agnew-Davies is a leading clinical psychologist and published author, specialising in the impact of trauma on women’s mental health. She is regarded as a thought-leader in this field having co-created the now nationally established IRIS project, which is a whole systems approach to routine enquiry and helpful response in health settings. More recently she established the PATH Model, which is an innovative therapeutic intervention linked to refuge and recovery services.
She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and an honorary Research Fellow at the Dept of Academic Primary Care in Bristol Medical School. She has acted as a specialist advisor to various programmes in the Department of Health. In addition to her strategic and clinical work, she is a Cardiff University accredited Expert Witness and has written over 500 court reports. Her reports have been critical in country guidance on victims of trafficking from Nigeria and Albania.