Department of Psychology


Mr Martin Fisher

  • Role Title: Visiting Lecturer
  • Address: King Henry Building, King Henry 1st Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2DY
  • Telephone: 023 9284
  • Email:
  • Department: Department of Psychology
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


I work as a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist and I am registered as a Forensic Psychologist. I am a Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, with nearly twenty three years experience in working with sexual, violent offenders and other offenders in applied settings. Currently i am a Consultant Forensic Psychologist within HMPS HR Directorate and an Honorary Forensic Psychologist with Hampshire Partnership Foundation Trust in addition to being a Visiting Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Portsmouth. I have worked in a variety of prison and secure settings with maximum security offenders to minimum security and in the community. I have worked with a variety of age groups and across genders.  I have ongoing input to clients in prison and mental health settings and I am certificated in a variety of diagnostic instruments and risk management tools including the IPDE and PCL-R. In addition i am certificated in Level A and Level B(int) in Psychometric testing and I am a member of the Standing Committee of Testing Standards at the Psychological testing Centre. I am also the CPD Lead for the Division of Forensic Psychology of the BPS.

I have had a variety of publications in journals and have recently co-edited 2 volumes, one in the area of Consultancy work in Forensic Practice, and one in the area of Crisis and Conflict Communication.