About The Interim Chair
Nick Glynn is an expert on police accountability, use of force, racial profiling and stop and search. He is a senior program officer at Open Society Foundations, leading work on police accountability and justice in several countries, covering police powers, police violence, protest, drug policy reform, mandatory detention and discrimination within the criminal legal system. He is a member of the National Taser Stakeholder Advisory Group which seeks to hold police accountable for the use and expansion of police use of tasers in England and Wales.
Nick has worked on police accountability and reform since 2006 in several countries including Belgium, France, Holland, Poland, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. Prior to joining Open Society Foundations, Nick served as a police officer with Leicestershire Police (UK), rising to the rank of Chief Inspector. He gained extensive experience as a public order and firearms commander.
Nick read law at Nottingham Trent University and has a master’s degree (MSt) in applied criminology from the University of Cambridge. He has written for numerous publications including the Guardian, the Times, the Independent, and the Telegraph.