Duncan Sheppard – AIM Associate trainer
MSc in Security and risk management 2019
Duncan was a Police Officer for 30 years with Suffolk Constabulary retiring in 2016. For the last 13 years of his career he worked in Safeguarding roles. Firstly, in Child Abuse Investigations working with victims and perpetrators. Secondly, from 2007 he managed the Suffolk unit responsible for the management of sex offenders (now known as MOSOVO). From 2013 to 2016 he became the National Lead for the Multi-Agency Public Protection arrangements (MAPPA) for England and Wales. His main responsibility was to support the design of the new risk assessment tool for Police and Probation known as ARMS and for its implementation. This work was completed by 2016 when he retired from the Police.
In 2016, he set up his own company and has been continuing to work in the field of sex offender management ever since, working all over the UK, Ireland, Gibraltar, New Zealand and Hungary. This has included working with sports, religious, public sector and charitable organisations in this field by conducting reviews, completing risk assessments on individuals, training and updating the organisations safeguarding responsibilities.
He is a trainer for a number of risk assessment tools including, Risk Matrix 2000, ARMS, Stable and Acute 2007, AIM3 and became an AIM associate trainer in 2019.
He is a Trustee of Circles UK and committee member of NOTA.