Amy is a PhD student at University of Oxford. Before setting up Tap in 2016 she worked across the criminal justice system as an auxiliary police officer in Toronto, as regional manager of a non-profit organisation working with ex-offenders, in operations for the courts service, in legal research at the Law Commission of England and Wales and most recently as a senior policy advisor at the UK Ministry of Justice.
Paul is an independent criminal barrister and a teaching fellow at University of Oxford. He has worked in a variety of legal roles across the criminal justice system, including as the lead lawyer on the Law Commission’s Sentencing, Misconduct in Public Office and Kidnapping reform projects, and helping to administer restorative justice conferences with the Oxfordshire Youth Offending Team.
Tess is a bachelor of commerce graduate from Toronto, Canada. Tess worked as a counsellor with a non-profit organisation for several years, helping ex-offenders to secure pardons for criminal records. She has a range of experience in the hospitality industry, including management of craft beer venues.
Matt is an Economics and Management graduate, and has worked in consultancy as an economist and financial modeller specialising in public health. After retraining in outdoor education, he headed back south in 2016 to help set up Tap Social. Alongside Tap he has tutored in Maths and Economics to A Level, volunteered with Tandem Collective and recently completed his MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems.