Keith Fraser

NDA22 Judge

Keith Fraser

Keith Fraser

Youth Justice Board for England and Wales

Chair

In April 2020, Keith Fraser was appointed as Chair of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, (He also champions the reducing the over representation of minority children in the Youth Justice System) . Keith is also the Non-Executive Director/Trustee at SFJ Awards, Sport Birmingham and The 999 Cenotaph, an Advisor for the National Police Chiefs Council Digital Engagement Project for Young People, and Chair of Employability UK. Keith is an Ambassador for Clean Sheet and a Patron for Old St Monicans. Keith was made a Commissioner for the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities on 16 July 2020.

Prior to this, Keith was a Superintendent and Chief Inspector in the West Midlands Police, having joined the Metropolitan Police Service as a constable as a Constable in 1985, during which time he produced the 2016-19 Preventing Gang Involvement and Youth Violence strategy for the City of Wolverhampton council,  where he was also the Chair of the authority’s statutory Youth Offending Management Board. He led an innovative preventative project, targeting over 7,000 children and young adults, working with Sport England and was the Strategic Police Lead for the Princes Trust across the West Midlands. Keith led on significant piece of research to improve the service provided by the police to the survivors of domestic violence. All of the recommendations were adopted by West Midlands Police.