A forensic psychologist by training, Ken is currently Visiting Professor at University College London, the University of Loughborough, Manchester Business School, and Chester University. Before retirement, he held chairs at the Universities of Manchester and Saskatchewan where he worked in the maximum security Regional Psychiatric Centre (Prairies). He has acted as Head of the Police Research Group at the Home Office, and has been a member of the Parole Board for England and Wales. He was a member of the Home Office Design and Technology Alliance and sat on the Steering Group of the DBERR review of Home Office science. The bulk of his published work over the last twenty years has concerned crime reduction and he was recently flattered by a book published in his honour under the title Imagination in Crime Prevention. A candidate for the Green Party in elections over twenty years, his current work includes the integration of security and sustainability in home design; patterns of dog theft; and the application of evolutionary psychology to crime science.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012