Consultant & CEO,
Sheldon Thomas. A highly engaged and influential public services liaison consultant with extensive experience delivering favourable outcomes for all stakeholders on a local and national scale through his company Gangsline, which currently offers mentoring and exit strategies to young men and women involved in gangs, and an effective prevention service to young people on the peripheries of gang activity through assemblies/presentations and group workshops in schools, community centres and more. As well as multi-agency training to frontline professionals designed to increase knowledge and understanding of street gangs and equip participants with key skills to support young people involved in gang culture. The training session is unique in combining the experience and expertise of former gang members with the specialist knowledge of sociologists of urban disorder and youth offending.