Peter is Research Manager in the Research and Impact team and will manage a diverse portfolio of work. A mixed methods researcher Peter has over fifteen years of experience in academia and the third sector. His most recent research has explored initiatives focused on crime and youth crime, funded by among others the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, the Nuffield Foundation and the Ministry of Justice. In 2017 he completed an ESRC funded PhD at the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds, for which he explored why some young people carry knives. In his spare time Peter likes to exercise and visit the cinema.