Monthly Talk 2nd Sptember


SPEAKER: Charlie Taylor

A talk by Charlie Taylor. The newly appointed chief inspector of prisons for England & Wales.


Charlie Taylor was appointed Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of prisons for both England and Wales in November 2020.

Until then he was an adviser to the Department for Education (DfE) on the development of new school-based behaviour hubs. Prior to this, Mr Taylor was the Chair of the Youth Justice Board. In 2015 he was commissioned by the Ministry of Justice to conduct a review into the Youth Justice System in England and Wales; in 2012 he was the Chief Executive Officer at the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL); and in 2011-12 he acted as an Expert Advisor to the DfE on children’s behaviour.

He has twenty-five years’ experience within education having taught in both Primary and Secondary schools in inner London. He has a longstanding interest in youth justice.