Chairperson of the Lanzarote Committee of the Council of Europe

He currently works as a Research Director of the Department of Mental Health and Social Welfare, Institute of Child Health, also Scientific Coordinator of a therapeutic Day Center of the NGO “The Smile of the Child” for children-victims of abuse and neglect. He does research in Child Abuse, Child Protection, Personality Psychology, Health Psychology and Abnormal Psychology as well as Public Health...

Dr Karayianni graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Psychology in 2001 from Royal Holloway, University of London. She completed her postgraduate studies at Spalding University (USA), where she obtained a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology in 2004 and a Doctor of Psychology degree (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology in 2008. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Hutchi...

Assistant Section Chief Brian Herrick, Supervisor of the FBI’s Crimes Against Children and Human Trafficking Programs, Federal Bureau of Investigation, HQ

Mr. Brian T. Herrick received a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology and Electronic Commerce from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Villanova University. Mr. Herrick has also served at both Universities as an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice. Mr. Herrick is curre...

Head of Team at Analysis Project Twins, European Cybercrime Centre (EC3), EUROPOL

Cathal Delaney is the Head of Team at Analysis Project (AP) Twins, within the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol.  AP Twins is the team at Europol responsible for countering child sexual exploitation and abuse online and offline related crimes.  He was recruited from An Garda Síochána, the Republic of Ireland’s national police agency, to Europol in 2013 as a Specialist, promoted to Senior...

Criminal Intelligence Officer, Crimes Against Children, INTERPOL

Drew Viney has been with the INTERPOL Crimes Against Children (CAC) Team since the beginning of 2017. Operationally, he focuses on technology-facilitated child abuse and child victim identification throughout the world, targeting a variety of open and darknet platforms. More broadly, his ultimate goal is to advocate the mindset that law enforcement must ‘act locally, but think globally’ as the int...

Head of Safeguarding Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP), National Crime Agency, UK

Over the last thirty years Sean Sutton has worked in various specialist intelligence and analytical units including the National Crime Faculty, the National Police Improvement Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service, West Midlands Police, the Regional Criminal Intelligence Offices, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency and latterly the National Crime Agency (NCA). Sean Joined the Nationa...

Programme Officer, European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL)

Following a Police Officer career in Denmark Mr. Davidson joined CEPOL in 2007 as training manager in the EUROMED region.  Since 2011 his work as Programme Officer has been to develop a European Dimension in training activities for the whole law enforcement area. His specific tasks at the moment are coordinating the CEPOL Joint Master Programme and the CEPOL Exchange Programme....

Executive Director of the N.C.A.C., U.S.A.

Chris Newlin, MS LPC, is the Executive Director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) where he is responsible for providing leadership and management of the NCAC and participating in national and international training and leadership activities regarding the protection of children.  The NCAC was the first Child Advocacy Center in the world and provides child abuse prevention and interv...

Head of Council of the Baltic Seas States (CBSS) Children at Risk Unit

Turid Heiberg is the Head of the Children at Risk Unit in the Council of the Baltic Sea States Secretariat (CBSS). The Baltic Sea Region covers 11-member states; Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden aiming at regional inter-governmental dialogue and support. Turid has worked with human rights issues for more than 30 years at national a...

Law Enforcement Outreach Lead, Facebook

Based in London, Stephanie joined the Law Enforcement Outreach team at Facebook in 2018, after completing 23 years service in UK Law Enforcement and Policing and is primarily focused on the UK, the Nordics and Israel. Steph is a specialist in the area of Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, focusing on this subject matter for over 15 years, and was recently based in South East Asia for 4 years wit...

Dr. Georgios Alevizopoulos is a Professor and Head of Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology at the University Psychiatric Clinic,"Aghioi Anargyroi" University Hospital of Kifissia. He holds a degree in medicine and pharmacy and holds postgraduate and doctoral degrees in medicine, both in Greece and abroad. He was trained in Psychiatry and subsequently in Forensic Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology at t...

Clinical Child and Forensic Neuropsychologist

Professor Dr. Marios Constantinou is a Clinical Child and Forensic Neuropsychologist. He is a licensed clinical psychologist in Cyprus. He is a graduate of the University at Albany, New York, and has been a faculty member at the University of Nicosia since 2004. He studies malingering/feigning in children and adolescents. He also studies cognitive improvement following empirically supported psycho...

Director at Specialist Communication Techniques

Philip retired from Greater Manchester Police in January 2016 after 30 years of service. Since 2002 he has delivered training in the fields of child victim/witness interviewing, sexual offence law and initial police action following the report of a sexual offence. As a serving officer Philip has trained uniform and specialist detective officers, military police investigators and social workers i...

Officer in Charge of the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Office, Cyprus Police Headquarters

Costas Veis joined Cyprus Police in 1997. He holds the rank of Police Superintendent B’ and he is the Officer in charge of the Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Office, at Cyprus Police Headquarters. Since 2004 he is a visiting lecturer at Cyprus Police Academy. Previously, between 1997 – 2004 he was a member of the permanent staff of Cyprus Police Academy. He is appointed in the “FONI” Coun...

Humanitarian Division Director, Hope For Children – CRC Policy Center

Andria Neocleous holds the position of the Director of the Humanitarian Division of "Hope For Children" CRC Policy Center.  Andria's collaboration with the Organization started when she was as an external partner for handling unaccompanied minors and implementing EU programs in 2010 and since April 2014. Andria completed her internships in a child house of Social Welfare Services in Nicosia. At ...

Deputy Head of the Office for Combating Cybercrime and Digital Forensic Laboratory

Giorgos Karkas joint the Cyprus Police in 1996 and he served to several positions like District Police Stations, Nicosia Crime Investigation Department (CID) and since 2007 is the Deputy Head of the Office for Combating Cybercrime and Digital Forensic Laboratory.  He has a degree on Bsc (Hons) Crime and Criminology and during his career he received dedicated training from the USA FBI in the field ...