Anton Shelupanov


Anton works at the Centre for Justice Innovation.

Anton was a Programme Leader at the Young Foundation and led the Innovation, Justice and Youth programme.
Before joining the Young Foundation in 2007 Anton worked at the International Centre for Prison Studies at King’s College, London, where he led the Centre’s work on Prison Healthcare and managed a number of high profile projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and East Asia. He has been an adviser and consultant to a number of governments and organisations including the Council of Europe, the World Health Organisation and the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime.

In 2002 Anton was decorated by the Russian Ministry of Justice for his contribution to furthering the observance of human rights in the region. Anton’s previous areas of research include prison and public health, prison management, the human rights of persons in detention and security sector reform. He has sat on the World Health Organisation’s Prisons and Health Steering Group and the UK TB Implementation Taskforce.

Outside of his day job, Anton is a Trustee of the Boxing Academy, an alternative education provider in Tottenham and Hackney. He was until recently Vice Chair of Homes for Haringey, an organisation which manages the 20,000 strong social housing stock of the London Borough of Haringey, and has volunteered as a mentor of young people and chairty fundraiser. He lives in Tottenham and is a keen amateur boxer. He was educated at St Hugh’s College, Oxford University.