Mark Williams Thomas (M.A) - TV Presenter, Criminologist & Child Protection Expert
Mark is a former police detective who has far-reaching experience of working at the centre of high profile investigations.
During Mark's police service, he specialised in child protection and major crime and he is renowned throughout the UK's police forces as well as the national media for his expertise in these areas.
In demand as a speaker, Mark is an award winning investigative reporter with two Royal Television Society Awards, a Broadcasting Press Guild Award and an International Peabody Award.
Mark’s most recent programmes include:
ITV1 Tonight: Living With a Killer
ITV1 Expose: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile (see timeline link above)
ITV1 series: On the Run
Other programmes include – ITV1 Tonight: Jeremy Bamber , BBC One Show ‘Facebook’, ITV Tonight –‘Online Bullies’ and the 2 part, ‘To Catch a Paedophile’ (click to watch Episode 1)which involved spending 18 months with unique access following the Metropolitan Police Child Abuse Command Unit.
This programme tackled the growing problem of Online Peadophiles and was nominated from over 900 entries from 35 countries for the BANFF World Television Awards.
Mark is also a police advisor on many crime dramas on television.
These include BBC1 ‘Silence’ and ITV ‘Identity’ as well as running series programmes, ‘Waking the Dead’, ‘Wire in the Blood’ and ‘The Inspector Lynley Mysteries’.