Rory Geoghegan

10 Downing Street

Special adviser on justice and home affairs

Rory Geoghegan left the Metropolitan Police after being shot in the line of duty and receiving no support in 2016. That year, he founded the Centre for Public Safety and moved to the Centre for Social Justice as their head of criminal justice in 2017. Geoghegan was also a crime and justice research fellow at the think tank Policy Exchange. Now a special adviser on justice and home affairs, the Oxford graduate is one of Number Ten’s most important voices on crime issues. Geoghegan’s previous Westminster experience includes a senior researcher role at the Institute for Government, where he covered the Ministry of Justice.