Craig is a Criminologist and an Independent Consultant in Forensic Social Work with over 28 years experience in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and management and assessment of violent and sexual offenders.
He acts as an Expert Witness to the Family Courts concerning risk of violence, sexual abuse, domestic abuse and harassment, with regard to risk of harm to children and young people. He provides expert evidence to the Criminal Courts in relation to Trafficking of Human Beings, Modern Slavery, Servitude, and Sexual Exploitation and Organised Crime. He has developed three Structured Professional Judgement Risk Assessment tools: Family Risk and Safety Assessment (FRaSA) for Child Safeguarding, The Systemic Investigation, Protection and Prosecution Strategy (SIPPS) for Trafficking, Modern Slavery, Servitude and Sexual Exploitation and the Adapted SIPPS for CSE.
His PhD Research
developed a theoretical model to explain Child Criminal Exploitation. This research was funded by Scholarship from the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE) at the University of Hull. He continues his research interests with the Wilberforce Institute and as a Visiting Fellow to the Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery at St Mary's University, Twickenham.
He regularly provides consultancy services and delivers advanced training to Police Officers and Social Workers on various aspects of child abuse and exploitation, abuse and exploitation of vulnerable adults, and Achieving Best Evidence. He is based in Milton Keynes and Works throughout the UK and abroad.
Full CV available upon request.