Frank Mullane is the CEO of Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse (AAFDA), a centre of excellence for reviews after domestic homicide and for specialist peer support.
Frank helped introduce Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs) and continues to enhance practice. He is a Home Office appointed assessor of DHRs. He co-authored a book “Domestic Abuse, Homicide and Gender” (2014) and had three chapters published, including in Domestic Homicide and Death Reviews (2017) edited by Myrna Dawson.
Frank developed a unique model for families to be integral to reviews. Frank’s sister Julia and nephew William Pemberton were murdered in 2003.
He is an Honorary Fellow of Gloucestershire University, sits on the national victims’ panel, and was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Frank is also on the Assessment Panel for the recruitment of the Designate Domestic Abuse Commissioner, and sits on the National Victims’ Panel chaired by a Justice Minister.