Axiom’s geographical reach is worldwide, including; Somalia; Somaliland; the Caribbean; Nigeria; Pakistan; China; Afghanistan; Albania and Kosovo and, in some countries, extends to managing flagship UK government schemes to resettle returnees.
Axiom’s work is planned and administered by our core team in our London and Oxford offices and we also have offices in Somalia, Somaliland and Pakistan with effective operating platforms in all the countries we work with, ensuring we are able to provide close operational delivery and management.
The Axiom team includes in-depth technical expertise in all thematic areas in which we work, supported by cross-cutting expertise in construction, procurement, IT, communications, finance and programme management. We encourage and support our people in their professional development and foster a multi-disciplinary approach to finding innovative solutions to complex problems.
Enriching and focusing police investigation
Reviewing criminal investigation departments
Developing and delivering police training programmes
Ensuring better use of forensic science in preventing/detecting crime
Helping tackle specific types of criminal activity
Providing support for problem cases
Strengthening forensic science capability and capacity
Reviewing forensic labs
Designing and equipping forensic labs
Developing and delivering forensic science training courses
Helping achieve international accreditation
Providing managed services for forensic labs
Helping solve the most difficult cases
Reviewing legal case management and court systems
Baselining current prosecution practices for improvement
Designing and delivering specialist legal training programmes for prosecutors and judiciary
Lord John Stevens
Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner, advised governments around the world on policing, intelligence and national security, chaired the strategic advisory panel of Interpol and led many of the UK’s most high profile and sensitive investigations.
Professor Angela Gallop CBE
One of the UK’s most eminent forensic scientists, known equally for setting up and running full scale forensic laboratories, and for establishing and personally leading the scientific teams which helped solve many of the UK’s most complex criminal cases including the murders of Stephen Lawrence, Rachel Nickell and Damilola Taylor. Strives to use lessons learned over many years in the UK to help improve criminal justice overseas.
Chris Gregg QPM
Former Head of Criminal Investigation for one of the UK’s largest police forces. Led many of the UK’s most challenging murder investigations and set up the Police Service’s most acclaimed murder, and serious and organised crime unit. Chris is very experienced in the integration of forensics into police investigations including internationally. He was awarded a QPM in recognition of outstanding services to policing.
A former senior detective with Greater Manchester Police, and Head of Intelligence and Technical Services for the Force. John has extensive experience of running large multi-disciplinary policing and justice teams in the UK and abroad, and also directing multi-million-pound service and construction projects in conflict-affected areas of the world.
Senior Advisor - Counter Terrorism & National Security
A former senior national counter terrorism officer at Scotland yard before coming Deputy Chief and subsequently Chief Constable of the 4thlargest Police Force in the UK and a Vice President of the ACPO TAM Committee. Led significant corporate change programmes with specific research interest in performance management and improvement. Successfully directed CT development programmes overseas.
Senior Advisor - International Justice
A highly experienced barrister qualified in England and Wales and as Attorney-at-law in the State of New York, Legal Counsel for African Centre for Rights and Governance. In international practice since 2006, appeared before International Tribunal for Rwanda and Special Court for Sierra Leone, UK practice in criminal, civil, public law.
An experienced Finance Director with experience in a range of industries, including construction, retail and professional services.
Professor Jonathan Knowles
A distinguished and honoured pharmaceutical research director, latterly Head of Group Research for Roche, now Chairman of cancer research companies and with professorial posts at several European universities including both Oxford and Cambridge in the UK.