Panel members & senior support staff

Mike Wicksteed – Press Officer & Website Editor

Mike Wicksteed is the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel’s press officer and website manager.

A former soldier and senior civil servant, Mike worked on external and internal communications at the Lord Chancellor’s Department and the Department for Constitutional Affairs before it became the Ministry of Justice. In 2005 he set up, and then ran, the Judicial Communications Office for the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Woolf, and later for Lord Phillips and Lord Judge.

He was responsible for providing communications support to Lord Saville’s Bloody Sunday Inquiry, the Omagh Bombing Inquests, Lord Hutton’s Inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dr David Kelly, the Inquests into the deaths of HRH Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi al Fayed, the 7/7 Bombings Inquests and the Litvinenko Inquiry.