Roger Graef OBE

Roger is an award winning filmmaker, criminologist, and writer. He has made more than seventy films in prisons, probation and police, including ‘An Allegation of Rape,’ which changed the way police handle rape victims.

His films have influenced policing and criminal justice policy: race issues, sex offenders, and juvenile justice. He is the author of Talking Blues, Police in their Own Words, Living Dangerously: young offenders in their own words, and Why Restorative Justice? A handbook widely used in training, broadcasts and talks about criminal justice issues.

In 2004 he was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship for lifetime achievement. In 2006 he was given an OBE. Roger is currently a Visiting Professor at the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the LSE. He is a Trustee or Patron on several charities involved in the arts in prison, and rehabilitation of offenders along with being an Independent Advisor to the Metropolitan Police on race issues.