Speaker Presentations: The National Combatting Gangs, County Lines Violence and Weapon Crime Conference 2022

Thank you for attending The National Combatting Gangs, County Lines Violence and Weapon Crime Conference 2022.

We hope you found the day informative and interesting. You can download the speaker presentations after the event from this page. Please bookmark or otherwise save this page so that you are able to return.

Caleb Jackson, Head of Change, Youth Endowment Fund 

Lynette Woodrow, Lead for Modern Slavery, Crown Prosecution Service

Dr Niamh Ni Longain, Clinical Training and Education Lead, NHS London Violence Reduction Programme and Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Evan Jones, Head of Child Criminal Exploitation Development, St Giles Trust

Dr Suchi Bhandari, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Trust Head of Psychology & Psychological Therapies, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust

Sherry Peck, Chief Executive, Safer London

Aaron Jaw, LGE Prison Link Coordinator, Catch 22

Paul Odle, Chair of the Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority and Belief Group, Police Federation and Metropolitan Police

Abbee McLatchie, Director of Youth Work, National Youth Agency

Detective Chief Inspector Thomas Stean, Bedfordshire Police

You can find recordings of the event sessions here: 

Morning Session 1

Morning Session 2

Afternoon Session – County Lines

Afternoon Session 2 – Youth Crime

Additional Resources:


This is an introduction into our YEF toolkit which colleagues will find very useful to understand the current picture for evidence based approaches https://youthendowmentfund.org.uk/toolkit-about/

Interested in supporting a movement on change in the future? See here https://youthendowmentfund.org.uk/change/ and register your interest by sending us an email! We’re about to begin our movement building phase and need representatives from different sectors to help us make change happen to prevent young people getting involved in youth violence.