Paul Kiff is an nef consulting associate as well as directing the programme of research skills training for all PhD and Masters in Research students at the University of East London. He currently holds a part-time visiting scholarship at the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University to study the costs and benefits of Justice Reinvestment. He was formerly a director of research in a wide range of public sector organisations, charities, national campaigning bodies and private consultancy companies. These include major Local Authorities, the Probation service and the College of Health. He is an active current contributor to national crime policy and general research methodology debates inside and outside Government.