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Our people

Crest employs staff from a diverse mix of backgrounds, united by a common goal: building a safer and more secure society.

Gavin Lockhart-Mirams

Founder and Chairman

A specialist in criminal justice policy, Gavin has more than a decade of experience working with government, police and public safety organisations. He worked in No.10 Downing Street advising a Conservative Prime Minister and has worked closely with other governments to cut crime. Read more

gavin.lockhartmirams@crestadvisory.com

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Jon Clements

Director of Development

A former home affairs correspondent for ITN, Jon draws on two decades in the media, public affairs and the crime and justice sector to develop bespoke solutions to client challenges. Blending policy and communications, Jon works with charities, public inquiries and independent commissions. Read more

jon.clements@crestadvisory.com

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Roderick Brenninkmeijer

Chief Financial Officer

 

Rod manages Crest’s financial operations and oversees HR, contracts and office management. Before joining, Rod was director for a major European retail company working to improve organisational culture. Read more

roderick.brenninkmeijer@crestadvisory.com

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Dame Louise Casey

Strategic Advisor

Dame Louise championed social policy initiatives for successive Prime Ministers, including the Troubled Families Programme and the Respect Taskforce. Read more

louise.casey@crestadvisory.com

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Anna Bennett

Assistant Communications Officer

As the Assistant Communications Officer, Anna supports the Communications team with different tasks, including writing coverage reports and blogs, as well as helping the wider team wherever possible. Read more

anna.bennett@crestadvisory.com

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Joe Caluori

Head of Research and Policy

As the former Cabinet Member with responsibility for youth crime at the London Borough of Islington and as a contributor to the DfE Tackling Child Exploitation Support Programme, Joe has unparalleled insight into county lines drugs networks and serious youth violence. Read more

joe.caluori@crestadvisory.com

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Ellie Covell

Head of Strategy (Performance)

A former police officer, Ellie draws on her frontline practitioner experience to inform her analytical and policy skills on a range of crime and justice subjects including demand modelling and justice performance frameworks. Ellie previously worked at the Cabinet Office. Read more

eleanor.covell@crestadvisory.com

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Callyane Desroches

Strategy and Insight Manager

 

A skilled and creative analyst, Callyane uses quantitative data to improve the performance of agencies and systems and to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. Before joining Crest, Callyane developed an arts project to divert young people from re-entering the justice system. Read more

callyane.desroches@crestadvisory.com

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Joshua Kamps

Data Scientist

Josh is Crest’s data scientist, specialising in quantitative research and data analysis.
 
With a background in computer science and an MSc in Crime Science, Josh seeks to better inform decision-making through uncovering evidence in data.
Read more

joshua.kamps@crestadvisory.com

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Phil Kay

Senior Policing Associate

Phil brings a wealth of experience from the world of policing and criminal justice, having spent the past 30 years working in a variety of different roles within police forces across the country. Read more

phil.kay@crestadvisory.com

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Jessica Lumley

Senior Analyst

As Senior Analyst, Jessica is responsible for designing and conducting analyses of both qualitative and quantitative data, and using her findings as the basis for policy insight and strategic advice.. Read more

jessica.lumley@crestadvisory.com

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Nishat Rahman

Analyst Intern

Nishat is part of the strategy team at Crest, providing analytical support across a range of policy and research projects. Read more

nishat.rahman@crestadvisory.com

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Madeline Rolfe

Junior Analyst

 

Having recently graduated from King's College London with a degree in Law with American Legal Studies, Madeline supports the Crest team with qualitative and quantitative analysis for research and consulting projects as well as helping out the wider team wherever possible. Read more

madeline.rolfe@crestadvisory.com

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Danny Shaw

Head of Strategy and Insight (starts 7 December)

 

An award-winning home affairs correspondent at the BBC, Danny now uses his unparalleled experience of scrutinising policing and justice to produce the insights Crest’s clients need to achieve real impact. Read more

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Harvey Redgrave

Chief Executive Officer

Harvey brings a wealth of strategy experience from a decade in government, academia and parliament. Before joining Crest, Harvey advised the Labour Party on home affairs policy and was a deputy director at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit leading reviews of police reform and organised crime. Read more

harvey.redgrave@crestadvisory.com

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Charlotte Phillips

Director of Communications

 

Charlotte is a justice communications expert with unparalleled experience of challenging environments including the Metropolitan Police, the Attorney General’s Office and the Independent Police Complaints Commission. Charlotte now leads Crest’s work for arms length bodies and public inquiries. Read more

charlotte.phillips@crestadvisory.com

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Sarah Kincaid

Assistant Director

As former policy lead for the Troubled Families Programme, and an inspector of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council’s response to child sexual exploitation, Sarah has unparalleled insight on social justice, anti-social behaviour and victims’ issues, and senior government experience. Read more

sarah.kincaid@crestadvisory.com

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Marie Begasse

Business Manager (on Maternity Leave)

Marie provides general business support to the Crest team, running our London office and ensuring our IT, accounting and marketing operations function effectively. Before joining Crest, Marie was PA to directors at a major UK manufacturer. Read more

marie.begasse@crestadvisory.com

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Gemma Buckland

Senior Research Associate

 

A specialist in criminal justice and social policy, Gemma has more than twenty years’ experience working with government, MPs, and in academia. She worked in Parliament, advising the Justice and Home Affairs Select Committees on prisons, probation and wider crime reduction policies.

gemma.buckland@crestadvisory.com

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Dr Molly Corlett

Junior Analyst

Molly supports Crest with qualitative and quantitative analysis on a range of projects, as well as writing briefing notes and assisting with focus groups, building on previous experience in academic and policy research. Read more

molly.corlett@crestadvisory.com

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Marta Czyz

Business Support Manager

Marta is Crest's Office Manager, helping Marie Begasse run our London office. Her role is crucial to ensuring the business runs smoothly. Read more

marta.czyz@crestadvisory.com

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Savas Hadjipavlou

Associate Head of Analysis

 

A former Director of the Probation Institute, Savas combines knowledge of the justice system with expertise in analysis and statistical methodologies. Before joining Crest, Savas worked for the Home Office, Department of Health and Ministry of Justice leading reforms of prison healthcare. Read more

savas.hadjipavlou@crestadvisory.com

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Sunder Katwala

Associate

Sunder Katwala is Director of British Future, an independent and

non-partisan think tank, which works on identity and immigration, integration, and race relations, with a focus on engaging the public constructively in issues which can be polarising and divisive. Read more

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Jess Hull

Communications Intern

Jess supports the Communications team, ensuring there's an extra pair of hands wherever's needed. Read more

jessica.hull@crestadvisory.com

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Katrina McKeever

Senior Associate

Katrina is a communications professional skilled at creative campaign delivery, managing international news events, and reputation management. Read more

katrina.mckeever@crestadvisory.com

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Miriam Rich

Associate Director

 

Miriam specialises in communications around policing and social welfare issues such as institutional racism and child protection. Miriam previously worked for the Metropolitan Police and the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre and now advises inquiries and educational bodies. Read more

miriam.rich@crestadvisory.com

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Cassia Rowland

Analyst Intern

 

Cassia is part of the Strategy & Insight team at Crest, providing research and analytical support to a variety of projects. She recently completed her MSc in Global Politics at LSE, having previously read Human, Social and Political Sciences at Clare College, Cambridge. Read more

cassia.rowland@crestadvisory.com

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James Stott

Analyst

James works on quantitative and qualitative policy and research projects at Crest. Before joining he studied Law, graduating recently with a first class honours degree from King’s College London. Read more

james.stott@crestadvisory.com

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