Tammi Walker is the Programme Director for MSc in Advanced Practice in Forensic Mental Health, lead for the Forensic Academy and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. She is the lead author of 'Preventing Self-injury and Suicide in Women's Prisons' (2016: Waterside Press) with Professor Graham Towl and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology.
She is a registered Chartered Psychologist, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Registered Fellow with Higher Education Academy. Tammi Walker has completed work in this profession for over 12 years and has an advanced level of knowledge in forensic mental health, forensic psychiatry and psychology. She has contributed extensively to the development and delivery of interventions with imprisoned women in general and she has considerable expertise in the areas of suicide and self-injury.
Tammi Walker is an invited member for the advisory group for the 'Suicide Prevention in Prisons' with The Howard League for Penal Reform and the Centre for Mental Health. She is also an invited member of the Oversight Group for HMP Newhall's Rivendell Service for imprisoned women with personality disorder. Furthermore, she is a member of the Practitioner and Stakeholder Group (NOMS), which supports the work of the Independent Advisory Panel (IAP) on Deaths in Custody and she is a Trustee for the Counselling in Prisons Network.