Training with a sense of humour
We are subject matter specialists who, when not in class, are working alongside people facing the very issues we cover on our courses. Consequently, we are up to date on emerging problems and can therefore provide timely advice and support.
Neil Henson - Director / Trainer
Surrey County CSE Conference (2017)
Surrey County ASB Conference (2017)
Belfast Business Crime Conference (2017)
Met Police Business Conference (2016)
London Business Crime Conference (2014)
Surrey Police Conference (2012)
Scottish Borders Conference (2011)
Scottish Safety Conference (2010)
Kentucky Chiefs Convention (2008)
Nordic Policing Symposium (2006)
UK Problem Oriented Partnership
Conferences (2009, 2004, 2003)
International Problem Oriented
Policing Conferences (2005 and 2003)
Neil has specialised in Problem Solving and Partnership Working since 1998.
He has designed and delivered training courses, facilitated sessions and mentored individuals for over 20 years. He has a Certificate in Education and is an NVQ Assessor and Internal Verifier.
In 2013 he completed 30 years Exemplary Service with the Metropolitan Police Service.
He received a Commendation for 'Employing Problem Solving against Drug Markets in Central London' and another one for 'Mainstreaming Problem Solving across London'. He has since been retained as Contractor for the Police.
He won the Home Office Tilley Award for 'Problem Solving - Organisational Support'.
He was referenced in the following:
US Department of Justice report on Community Oriented Policing;
Crime Opportunity Profiling of Streets;
UK Government Innovations Office and
in the book 'Effective Policing'.
He is a guest lecturer on the Problem Solving Module of the MSC Leadership Course at the University College London Medical School.
Gil Martin - Trainer
Phone Gil on 07815 086365
Gil was a speaker in 2013 at the Westminster Briefing ‘The Future of Community Partnerships’ and in March 2017 at the Surrey Anti-Social Behaviour Forum ‘Creative Use of ASB Legislation’.
In February 2017 he was asked to become an Ambassador for the ‘Teen Marine UK’ charity.
He is also a volunteer project advisor and community project commissioner with a number of London charities, including ‘The Battersea Crime Prevention Panel’.
Currently, he is providing practitioner training & tactical advice to a number of Partnerships across the UK.
Gil has considerable knowledge and experience in the ‘Implementation of Community Engagement’, ‘Anti-social Behaviour Reduction’ and ‘Sharing of Information within Partnerships’.
In 2013 he completed 30 years exemplary service with the Metropolitan Police Service
as a Police Officer serving the Communities of London.
During his career he received the 2004 Home Office Drugs Reduction Award for the ‘Crack House Protocol’ and in 2005 a Commendation by the Jill Dando Institute for ‘Information Sharing and for having Good Practice in Community Engagement’.
He was an advisor to the MPS and Home Office on tackling high profile ASB cases including, in 2005, obtaining an ASBO banning the defrocked priest from the
He worked tirelessly, post Clapham Junction 2011 riots, to rebuild the community and
was awarded a Borough Commanders Commendation.
In 2012 he jointly won the ‘Innovation Award’ from the British Youth Parliament
for the ‘Wandsworth Youth Think Tank’.
In 2014 Gil and his team won the Surrey Flood Hero’s Award for services to vulnerable communities and for rescuing people during the Surrey Floods of 2013/14.