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The Board of Directors

Louise Christian

She is one of the country's leading civil right lawyers and for many years has acted on behalf of families bereaved as a result of work-related deaths and disasters. She was the solicitor in the private manslaughter prosecution of South Coast Shipping over the Marchioness disaster, and was involved in the successful judicial review of the Crown Prosecution Service's decision against prosecuting the managing director of a company in relation to the death of 24 year old Simon Jones.

Deborah Coles

For over ten years, she has been a Director of the pressure group INQUEST which campaigns against deaths in police custody.

Alan Dalton

He has worked on occupational and environmental health and safety for over 20 years. He is author of, Asbestos: The Killer Dust and Safety, Environmental Hazards in the Workplace (Cassells, 1998) He was the Health and Safety Officer of the Transport and General Workers Union for two years. He is now a Director of the Environment Agency.

Dr Courtney Davis

She is a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex and is currently conducting international comparative research on the regulation of medicines safety in the UK and the US. She has also undertaken research on the regulation of occupational health and safety in the UK.Conor Foley

Conor Foley

He is a Human Rights Liaison Officer at the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner in Kosovo. Prior to that he was head of the Outreach Team at Amnesty International's UK Campaigns Department and he has previously worked as Campaigns Director of War on Want and Policy Officer of Liberty.

Ann Jones

She is a teacher and the mother of Simon Jones who died on his first day of work at Shoreham Docks in April 1998. The Crown Prosecution Service only agreed to charge Euromin and its managing director for the manslaughter of Simon after Anne and her family launched a judicial review against the Crown Prosecution Service.

Steve Tombs

He is a Professor of Sociology in the Centre for Criminal Justice, John Moores University. He is a co-author of of Toxic Capitalism: Corporate Crime and the Chemical industry (Ashgate, 1998) and of Corporate Crime (Longman, 1999). He has taught, researched and published widely in the area of corporate crime, occupational and environmental safety, and corporate social responsibility.

Charles Woolfson

He is a lecturer at Glasgow University, and runs a course on 'Corporate Crime and Governance', for law and business students. He is the co-author of Paying for the Piper: Capital and Labour in Britain's Offshore Oil Industry (Mansell 1996), and Piper Alpha Ten Years After (TMV Centre, Oslo, 1998) He is Secretary of the Scottish Occupational Health and Safety Research Network.

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