Craig Neesam, Mentor, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Brighton

Chris Crawford

Craig Neesam, 49, Mentor, Restorative Justice Practitioner, Brighton Tell us a bit about your background I was a misguided, mixed up angry young man. I was first sentenced when I was 17. And I kept being sentenced until I was in my late 20s. I got parole in 2005. My experience before was that I always got pulled back into … Read More

Graeme de Lyons


I have been the Conductor of the Penzance community since February 2022.

Mike O’Doherty


I first came across a Band of Brothers in 2018, recommended to me as a group who could help me in my personal journey to achieve some kind of internal emotional landscape… having been raised as a very repressed Englishman! I certainly had no interest in mentoring young men at this point. I have found my involvement in ABoB fundamental … Read More

Phil Pritchard


I am happy to be elected to the role of Conductor for the Oxford A Band of Brothers Circle.  I have lived in and around Oxford most of my life.  I now live with my wife and two fast growing up teenagers in East Oxford. My work has always included elements supporting wellbeing of people and the natural world including … Read More

Anthony Hearn

James Wong

Anthony Hearn is a Mentor, Counselor, and Organizational Development Consultant based in Buckinghamshire, England. As a certified leader and trainer with the UK-based charity abandofbrothers, he has participated in over 50 initiatory experiences for men and participated in the development of multiple new communities. He is an Organisational Development Consultant for the US Based Charity All Kings who create communities … Read More

Roy Williams


Roy Williams worked as an actor before turning to writing full-time in 1990. He graduated from Rose Bruford in 1995 with a first class BA Hons degree in Writing and participated in the 1997 Carlton Television screenwriter’s course. Roy went on to write numerous plays and scrennplays, earning nominations for the TAPS Writer of the Year Award 1996 and New … Read More

John Holmstrom


I’m the very proud and often frustrated father of four young adult children (and recently a grandfather!).  I have worked in the homelessness sector for nearly 40 years, the last 9 as   CEO for Turning Tides, a West Sussex based charity. Under my leadership Turning Tides has grown from 50 to 70 staff with an increase from 70 to 300 … Read More