In her work as a chaplain Myra is committed to promoting restorative practices as a means of transforming institutional culture and resolving conflict. Current research involves interviewing offenders, victims and facilitators on the meaning and place of forgiveness (if any) in RJ conferences
Baptist Minister, adoptive parent and former rugby player. She became interested in restorative justice a few years ago, and likes to think that restorative justice can be practised just about anywhere - except the rugby pitch of course....
Uses her experience of strategy and business development to help us shape our plans and turn them into action. Whilst the laptop rests, Rosie takes to the garden to unwind and potter - otherwise you can find her poring over Mourinho's latest transfer deals.
Worked in Probation for many years and introduced restorative justice to enable those who had caused harm, and those who had suffered harm to be able to move forward. Geoff now works with the Mint House to make restorative justice more available to those who may find it helpful.
Works as a restorative justice facilitator and is interested in practical peacemaking. She has experience of mediation in neighbour disputes and in churches and has delivered training on handling conflict well in churches. She enjoys walking and spent a week walking from her old front door in Tottenham to her new front door in Oxford
Provides restorative justice throughout the Thames Valley. She's had a lifelong interest in justice and resolution. Prior to this she worked for 12 years as a documentary film maker for the BBC covering human rights issues around the world.
Cares about finding ways for people to connect and communicate – especially if they are not already easily able to do so. She has spent over 16 years supporting victims and offenders, through various paid and voluntary roles. Part time poet and writer to relax.
Has worked in the field of restorative practice for over 20 years in the UK, the USA, West Africa, the Balkans and Eastern Europe and she is a regular facilitator and trainer for the Thames Valley Restorative Justice Service. She is privileged to work with these powerful and meaningful processes and they underpin her deep commitment to restorative approaches and the profound difference they can make to people's lives.
Emeritus Professor of Social Theology, University of Birmingham and former Director of Christian Aid. Particular interest in using the insights of faith traditions (mainly Christianity) to inform social policy especially in the area of poverty reduction and human development. He recently joined a research team at Regent’s Park College, in the University of Oxford, exploring Restorative Justice policy and practice.
Has worked in the field of restorative justice for 16 years with the Youth Justice Service. He is passionate about the benefits that restorative justice can bring to individuals and communities, and delighted to support the Mint House in its vision that restorative justice should be available to everyone where there is conflict.