In October 2020 I appeared as a guest on Melissa Reddy’ brilliant podcast Between the Lines, a series where Melissa looks beyond the headlines and deep dives into issues that impact sport. She had some brilliant guests on the pod — and me.

Below is a short clip from the pod where I talk about work we had previously done for a Premier League football club and it’s players who were racially abused online. Unmasking people who operate criminally online and bringing upon them real world consequences is a real pleasure of the job.

You can listen to the whole podcast here.

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Recently I met with an incredible lady called Pinky Lilani. Pinky is a force of nature and positivity. A classic polymath, whose projects include the Asian Women of Achievement Awards, and I was delighted to help Pinky track down some of the brilliant Asian women I have worked with and alongside over the years and I am hoping that this will result in some of them being nominated for the Awards.

I was then blown away when Pinky asked me to be a judge (I said I’d have to recuse myself from any Awards where I know nominees!) and, so it is, on 29th April, I will get together with a hugely impressive group of judges to decide on the winners from a hugely impressive group of women.

The event is on 16th June 2022 and tickets are on sale now — here.

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On Friday, before the Sunday where Kurt Zouma pulled out of the Leicester City v West Ham game in the Premier League, I chatted to Phil Parry at BBC Radio London about the whole saga.

The matter will have a long-term impact on Zouma both reputationally and on him as a person. There was an opportunity for West Ham to take immediate pressure off the situation by withdrawing Zouma from the Watford game. It would have shown how seriously the matter was being taken and taken pressure off the player and allowed him to commence his rehabilitation and punishment. The matter will now rumble on after he was again picked this weekend but pulled out unwell. The mental impact of a reputational crisis is not inconsiderable.

The whole interview can be viewed / listened to here:

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