NAYJ is managed by a board of trustees elected annually; the current board structure is:

Chair –

Tim Bateman, University of Bedfordshire

Trustees –

Dr. Samantha Burns, Newcastle University (Deputy Chair)
Spike Cadman
, Youth Justice Consultant (Secretary)
Roger Orchard, Retired YOT Officer (Treasurer and Membership Secretary)
Ben Byrne, Strategic Lead, Association of London Directors of Children's Services
Laura Campbell, consultant
Katharine Evans, University of Chester
Pippa Goodfellow, Director, Standing Committee for Youth Justice
Ross Little, De Montfort University
Mary O’Shaughnessy, Youth justice postgraduate/consultant
Dr. Claire Paterson-Young, University of Northampton
Christine Peace, former solicitor, social justice campaigner
Dr. Kirstine Szifris, Manchester Metropolitan University
Dr. Ali Wigzell, University of Cambridge

Trustees can be contacted on: