New Chief Executive takes the helm

Today, Geoff Newiss takes up the post of Chief Executive of Action Against Abduction. Geoff has worked with the charity for over a decade, leading on two major pieces of research ‘Taken: a study of child abduction in the UK’ (2013) and ‘Beyond Stranger Danger’ (2014).

Geoff takes over from Lady Catherine Meyer, who founded the charity in 1999 and has now retired. In 2012 Catherine was made a CBE by Her Majesty the Queen in her Jubilee Birthday Honours for “Services to Children and Families.”