Pam Bowen CBE

Operations Directorate, Crown Prosecution Service

Pam Bowen is a senior policy advisor at the Crown Prosecution Service. In that capacity she has worked on a wide range of topics, mostly supporting new victim initiatives. Prior to this appointment she has worked in a number of CPS areas. She is the CPS lead for human trafficking and organised immigration crime and has worked in developing policy for prosecutors and across government on human trafficking, organised immigration crime and prostitution since 2006 and on forced labour and slavery since 2010. She was responsible for developing the first policy on the non-prosecution of victims of trafficking who had committed criminal offences.

She has worked with international organisations, Ministers and government authorities in source and transit countries in negotiating and developing improved and collaborative responses to human trafficking, including training, mutual legal assistance and capacity building. She has been a regular contributor to development of European and International guidance since 2009.  She was awarded the CBE in January 2014 for her contribution to domestic and international work in responding to human trafficking.