Roger Howard has been the Chair of the Board of Trustees for Build on Belief since 2012. 

He was previously the Chief Executive of the UK Drug Policy Commission, from its inception in early 2007 until it completed its work at the end of 2012. He is acting as a consultant to the UKDPC to help promote its findings.

Before that he was the Chief Executive of Crime Concern (2003-6); Chief Executive of DrugScope (1994-2003); Director of Education and Training Services for Nacro (1982-1989) and Head of Planning, Research & Development for Social Services and Housing in the London Borough of Redbridge (1979-82.)

He was a member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs between 1997-2004; the Criminal Justice Council between 2002-7, and is currently a member of the Scottish Drug Strategy Delivery Commission since 2009.

He has also acted as an Adviser to the Local Government Association and the Association of Police Authorities for England and Wales.

He has been a member of a number of inquiries, including: a Joint Royal Colleges Working Group on Addictions; a BMA Advisory Group on Drug and Alcohol Treatment, and the Chief Medical Officer's Advisory Group on Clinical Guidance for the Treatment of Drug Dependency. 

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