Team Members


Internationally renowned specialists from CENTRIC/Sheffield Hallam University, University College London, the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Edinburgh Napier University are brought together by 3PO. In addition, the UK Home Office and six UK police forces joined the consortium as full partners.

Professor Babak Akhgar OBE

Professor Babak Akhgar OBE

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Professor of Informatics & Director

Professor Barak Ariel

Professor Barak Ariel

University of Cambridge

Professor of Experimental Criminology

Professor Elizabeth Aston

Professor Elizabeth Aston

Edinburgh Napier University

Director of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) & Associate Professor of Criminology

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Adam Bates

Sheffield Hallam University

Research Fellow in Forensic Psychology

Professor Petra Saskia Bayerl, Head of Research, CENTRIC

Professor Petra Saskia Bayerl

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Principal Investigator, Head of Research & Professor of Digital Communication and Security

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Dr. Ingolf Becker

University College London

Lecturer in Security & Crime Science

Dr. Matt Bland PhD (Cantab) MSt (Cantab) BSc (Open)

Dr. Matt Bland

University of Cambridge

Associate Professor in Evidence Based Policing

Professor Ben Bradford

Professor Ben Bradford

University College London

Professor of Global City Policing

 Rebecca Chapman LLB, Superintendent and CEO

Supt. Rebecca Chapman LLB

North East Business Resilience Centre

CEO

Paul W. Clarke, Metropolitan Police Service

Paul W. Clarke

Metropolitan Police Service

Head of Organisational Learning and Research

Liam Clorley

Liam Clorley

Humberside Police

Chief Inspector Digital Forensics & Cyber Crime

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Dr. Charlotte Coleman

Sheffield Hallam University

Deputy Head of Academic Development Department & Deputy Head of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

Dr Olivia Coombes

Dr. Olivia Coombes

SIPR

Communication and Dissemination Officer 3PO Project

Monica Craig

Monica Craig

Edinburgh Napier University

Knowledge Exchange & Business Manager

James Crane

James Crane

Police Scotland

Academic Research Coordinator

John Crapper

John Crapper

South Yorkshire Police

Inspector

Tony Day

Tony Day

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Head of Technology & Development

Dr. Helen Gibson

Dr. Helen Gibson

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Principal Research Fellow & Operational Lead

Dr. Shane Hogan

Dr. Shane Hogan

Edinburgh Napier University

Stephen Holgate

Stephen Holgate

Lancashire Constabulary

Head of Digital, Scientific Support and Economic Crime

Jerome Kent

Jerome Kent

Home Office Science and Technology Commissioning Hub

Police Advisor

Graeme Lannigan

Graeme Lannigan

Police Scotland

Detective Superintendent Specialist Crime Support

DI Steve Leach

Steve Leach

North East Business Resilience Centre

Detective Inspector

Oliver Merry, Lecturer of Forensic Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr. Oliver Merry

Sheffield Hallam University

Lecturer of Forensic Psychology

Dr. Katrin Mueller-Johnson

Dr. Katrin Mueller-Johnson

Oxford University

Associate Professor of Criminology & Research Fellow

Dr. Marcel Obst

Dr. Marcel Obst

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Research Fellow

Roxana Pelin

Roxana Pelin

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Researcher

Andrea Redhead

Andrea Redhead

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Deputy Head of Technology & Development

Richie Salter

Richie Salter

Home Office Science & Technology Commissioning

Detective Chief Superintendent & Senior Police Adviser

Professor Fraser Sampson

Professor Fraser Sampson

Commissioner for the Retention and Use of Biometric Material & Surveillance Camera

Christopher Spencer

Christopher Spencer

CENTRIC, Sheffield Hallam University

Project Manager

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Dr. Kate Whitfield

Sheffield Hallam University

Associate Professor of Forensic Psychology