Rory is the Founding Director of The Centre for Public Safety and has experience in frontline policing, public policy and consulting.
After three years as a frontline police officer in the London Borough of Lambeth, spending his time as a Dedicated Ward Officer and attached to the Gangs Taskforce, Rory resigned to stand up for public safety professionals and to create The Centre for Public Safety to help promote world-class policing and public safety for all.
Rory also volunteered his time as a police officer in the London Borough of Wandsworth over two years, working primarily in response policing and averaging more than 750 hours per year. Over the years, Rory has also committed to voluntary work in support of the disabled and disadvantaged.
Before joining the police, Rory was a Crime & Justice Research Fellow at Policy Exchange, making regular conference and media appearances and authoring The Future of Corrections, Inside Job and Cost of the Cops.
Prior to Policy Exchange, he worked as a senior researcher on transformational change at the Institute for Government and as a commercial and strategy consultant in financial services at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Rory read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Trinity College, Oxford.