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Speakers for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: The Use & Abuse of Technology

Senior Lecturer, Cyber and Digital Technologies and Crime, London Policing College.

Stuart completed a full career within the Police service in the UK serving at all ranks including Chief Constable. Retiring in 2013 with Exemplary Service and national recognition through the awarding of the prestigious Queens Police Medal and presentation of an Honorary Doctorate for commitment to Cybercrime prevention and detection. During his service, he built the business cases for CEOP and ActionFraud helping them both to launch as national entities.

Since retirement he has been a consultant on Cyber issues including leading table top scenario based exercises.
Stuart had a major impact in the design and creation of the voluntary sectors response capability post Grenfell, and directly led to the establishment of the National Emergencies Trust and the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergency Partnership


Dr Stuart Hyde QPM

Allan Doherty

Allan Doherty

From joining West Yorkshire Police as a young cadet, Allan worked his way through the ranks for over 30 years, serving in both uniform and CID positions, including drugs squads and major crime units. As a Senior Investigating Officer he led investigations into serious crimes such as murder, kidnap and organised crime. His final and ultimate police role was as Chief Superintendent and a Divisional Commander in his home town of Bradford, UK.

Following his retirement from the police service, Allan moved on to spend time supporting families bereaved by homicide as part of the Victim Support National Homicide Team. He has also worked as Director of Intelligence with a national security company managing the cash in transit operation for over 11,000 post offices across the UK.
Prior to forming Modern Slavery Consultants, Allan was Director of Operations with an international charity rescuing victims of human trafficking and slavery where he managed regional investigation units, legal and aftercare for victims, and training for frontline professionals. During this time, Allan and his team rescued over 200 victims of human trafficking and contributed to West Yorkshire Police recording the highest number of victims of trafficking nationally identified in 2014. He also worked closely with law enforcement to bring about the successful prosecution of several perpetrators.

Allan was instrumental in the establishment of the first anti-human trafficking multi-agency network in West Yorkshire (UK), securing Ministry of Justice funding via the Police and Crime Commissioner to up-skill frontline professionals and to develop a project to support victims of human trafficking beyond the government-funded scheme. He has contributed to the consultation on the Modern Slavery Bill and has worked closely with other key parties in the battle against human trafficking and modern slavery, including the GLA (Gangmasters Licensing Authority), ACPO (the Association of Chief Police Officers), numerous Police and Crime Commissioners and the UK’s Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner.

Allan has chaired many groups including the Bradford District Community Safety Partnership Group, multi-agency public protection meetings and acted as deputy chair for the West Yorkshire Anti-Trafficking and Modern Slavery Network.

For the last 3 years Allan has worked for the Home Office as an independent chair of the multi agency assurance panels, reviewing and reporting on decisions made by the Modern Slavery Units Single Competent Authority on potential victims of human trafficking and modern slavery.

Mark is a serving police officer with 28 years’ experience having worked in CT, SOC, Financial crime, Intelligence, Training, Community Policing and Public Order. In 2016 he was seconded to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, and 2020 the Home Office developing the Joint International Policing Hub (JIPH) where he was the Acting and then Deputy Head of Unit, a Strategic Policing Advisor, and International Engagement officer.  He is currently the staff officer to the head of the NPCC Strategic Hub.

Between 2017-2021, Mark was at the forefront of the creation and delivery of the Home Office Modern Slavery Team / Vietnamese Peoples Police human trafficking training programme. Mark was part of consortia boards of management for the European Union Police & Civilian Services Training (EUPCST); the International Police Advisors Masterclass (IPAM); and currently sits on the Open University/Centre for Policing Research & Learning Membership & Steering Committees and the International Police Experts Network. In 2019 he was awarded an International Police Association Arthur Troop Scholarship allowing him to study Transnational Child Sexual Exploitation within the Australian Federal Police / ARLEMP – Asian Region Law Enforcement Management Programme. In 2020 he was invited to participate in ARLEMP’s Pandemic and Resilience Preparedness programme.

Mark’s academic background is Leadership & Management, Training, Security, Crisis and Risk Management. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Security & Risk Management, a member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is currently studying for an MSc in International Policing.


Mark O’Donoghue

Temp Chief Inspector

Staff Officer to National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) Head of Strategic Hub

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