I am the victim representative on the Parole Board of SA and Quality and Research Manager at Victim Support Service (SA). I have 15 years’ experience working in policy and research relating to child protection, youth justice and violent offending particularly violence against women. I worked for South Australia Police and was the Sexual Assault Analyst for the Australian Institute of Criminology. I hold a Research Masters degree in Law (Victimology) and an Honours degree in Psychology. I have taught criminology subjects at Flinders University and UniSA. I am the SA representative on the ANZSOC Committee of Management.