" It is our goal to substantially reduce offending and re-offending associated with 18 -25 year olds, by providing support and advice through peer mentoring.


Reformed Foundation is a Not-for-Profit Community Interest Company.
We are a peer led mentoring organisation aiming to reduce offending by supporting young people at risk and ex-offenders. Our belief is that through the right support we have the ability to change and improve the lives and behaviour of offenders both inside and outside prisons while reducing crime in the community. Our mentoring programme was written by ex-offenders who have changed their lives and have successfully reintegrated into the community. We aim to improve the lives of our service users by working on a one to one basis and by engaging them on our accredited education, training programmes and employment opportunities.

The Team

David Frederick

David Frederick

Founder & Managing Director

David is a social entrepreneur who is committed to working in support of marginalised young people, creating opportunities and solutions. He has enjoyed volunteering, and fund raising for such charities as Great Ormond Street Hospital, Suited & Booted, Synergy Theatre Project, and Hestia’s Back on Track programme. In 2012 he became Managing Director of Art Saves Lives CIC.

David is now managing director of this new CIC initiative, Reformed Foundation Community Interest Company. He aims to develop this company to establish itself as a fore runner in rehabilitation, reducing crime by supporting offenders through peer mentoring and their Reformed Anti-Gang Experts (R.A.G.E).

David is a fully qualified mentor and has studied to gain qualifications in Law, Sociology, Substance Misuse, Alcohol Awareneess, Mental Health and Information Advice and Guidance. David is also First Aid trained.

James Poet

James Poet

Founder & Director of Operations

Started his career in the catering and hospitality industry being the youngest restaurant manager for PizzaExpress running restaurants in Southend, Stratford, Upminster and Brentwood.

James then went on to build a successful career in sales. Starting direct to consumer then went on to ‘business to business’ culminating in Trading Director for Bartercard, the largest global bartering exchange.

James then started a successful business in OOH (Out-Of-Home) advertising and publishing which he recently sold. He then helped to develop Reformed Foundation where he is passionate about using his skills to help others and be part of a an organisation that is pioneering in its approach to rehabilitation and reducing offending.

Karan Sanghera

Karan Sanghera

Head of Policies & Administration

Karan Sanghera has a deeply rooted interest and commitment to social justice issues and promoting equal and fair treatment for all. She has previously worked for not-for-profit organisations as a case handler and adjudicator. Karan has also worked with a number of equality organisations and charities in various capacities.

Karan graduated will a LLB in Law, she has also recently completed her Bar Practice Training course, and therefore has an excellent understanding of the criminal justice system. Karan is also a trained Mentor.

Jamielyn De La Cruz

Jamielyn De La Cruz

Head of Recruitment and Public Relations

Steve Moise

Steve Moise

Drug and Alcohol Coordinator

Steve Moise is a very experienced and passionate project/substance misuse worker. He is currently involved with The Blenheim Project and runs His own initiative Hard Talking Ex-Cons.

His has an extensive knowledge around woking with hard to reach young people, who have high and complex support needs. His work revolved around supporting young people in prisons., courts, those with housing needs and mental health. Has worked in police custody suites and courts to provide assessment, referral and harm minimisation information to detainees.

Steve helped to build the Reformed Foundation initiative and will be working closely alongside Reformed Foundation staff, presenting and providing solutions.

He has qualification in: NVQ3 in Health & Social Care, Child Protection and safeguarding Level 1,2 and 3, Domestic violence, Dual Diagnosis, Cocaine and Alcohol Awareness, and ITEP Training.

Sadie Kaye

Sadie Kaye


Sadie worked as a mentor to young offenders inside London’s Feltham Young Offenders Institute, before inspiring and managing her own ambitious projects creating opportunities for British young offenders abroad. She has been an ambassador for Prince Charles’ charity, the Prince’s Trust, since 2008. She also worked with Reformed MD David Frederick as Artistic Director of CIC Art Saves Lives.

Sadie has co-written and performed on television series for broadcasters in London, Hong Kong and the U.S. She has also produced and presented her own documentaries for Sky, France 3, Channel 4 and the Discovery Channel. She starred in the American film, West of Thunder, which has won a clutch of recent film awards, including the Hollywood Political Film Society’s Best Film on Human Rights and Best Film on Peace in 2013.

To read more on Sadie visit www.sadiekaye.tv and artsaveslivesinternational.com

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