Safe & the City is a social enterprise on a mission to become the most responsible data insights provider to enable the design of smarter and safer cities. We are committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities and Sustainable Cities and Communities.

We are a diverse team of leading global experts that care to see a world where everyone has the right to be safe.


Jillian Kowalchuk

Jillian Kowalchuk, BA, MSc is an award-winning entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and author. She’s worked in the field of public health for several years and is passionate about technology accelerating data-driven positive progress. Her accolades include the Top 20 Women in Data in the UK, and the Commonwealth Business Women’s Network’s Most Inspiring Role Model.


Gary Devenay

Gary is a software engineer with over 14 years of commercial full stack experience. His love of programming started at the age of 12 which landed him is first developer role by age 16. Despite his youth, Gary has successfully led development teams through the entire lifecycle of agile projects for some of the world’s largest clients.


Paul Manning

With 20 years experience as a Creative Director some of London's biggest Advertising & Marketing Agencies and having founded, steered and directed dozens of disruptive start-ups through infancy to raise investment, scale and be acquired - Paul's career and experience to date has been incredibly diverse.


Rockman Law

Rockman is an experienced entrepreneur, combining a background in engineering with operational skills. He has 9+ years of working experience within the tech industry where he brings a track record of building companies and teams, delivering growth and engaging with senior stakeholders.


Susannah Fish, OBE, QPM

Susannah Fish, OBE, QPM is the retired Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police. In 2016, she led the Misogyny as a Hate Crime pilot and was honoured with numerous accolades for her accomplishments, including an honorary Doctor of Laws. She is currently CEO of Starfish consulting and sits on the Board of Governors of Nottingham Trend University as Safeguarding and Prevention lead.


Francine Stevens

With over 20 years’ experience in enabling executives to tap into their inner innovator, driving long-term cultural shifts in global organisations and helping clients address specific business problems. She’s currently leading one of the biggest smart cities project in Saudia Arabia.