Posted November 11th 2019

Principal chairs Action against Stalking conference

On Wednesday 6th November the Principal, the Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC FRSE, chaired a conference in Glasgow on cyber-stalking, organised by Action Against Stalking (AAS).

Dame Elish was appointed as the Honorary Patron of Action Against Stalking in 2016.

The conference featured leading experts in cybersecurity and professionals at the frontline working to combat stalking in the UK.

It explored issues like the impact of technology on people seeking to escape abusive relationships, the safety of young people online, the Dark Web, and online bullying, stalking and harassment.

Left to right: Dame Elish Angiolini; Ann Moulds; Dr Frank Farnham, Consultant in Forensic Psychiatry, Barnet, Enfield & Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust; Ruth Shrimpling, Policy Officer, Victim Support Europe; Sara Henley, Head of Therapies; and Dr Alan Underwood, Clinical Psychologist, Barnet, Enfield & Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust


Left to right: Dr Waiyin Hatton, Chair of AAS; Dr Emma Short, Director of the National Centre for Cyber Stalking Research, University of Bedfordshire; Ann Moulds, Founder/CEO of AAS; Dame Elish Angiolini; Debbie Forrester, Detective Chief Inspector, Police Scotland