Ms Katy Bourne
Ms Katy BourneChair, APCC; PCC, Sussex Police
Katy Bourne is in her second term as the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Sussex. She was first elected in 2012 and re-elected in 2016, when she more than doubled her majority. The PCC’s role is to hold the Chief Constable to account for the performance of the Force; effectively making the police answerable to the communities they serve. Katy is responsible for setting the strategic direction and priorities for Sussex Police through the Police & Crime Plan. This includes setting the police budget and local police precept – the amount residents pay for policing in their council tax. She also has a statutory duty to deliver community safety initiatives including Restorative Justice and crime reduction grants, along with commissioning support services for victims of crime. She ensures that the government funding to help victims cope and recover is well spent on services from quality assured providers and also leads regional work to prevent re-offending as Chair of the Sussex Criminal Justice Board. Her genuine passion and commitment to making a difference has won her praise from successive Home Secretaries and Prime Ministers. In June 2019 she was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, and in July 2019 she was elected Chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners.
Mr Paul Byrne
Mr Paul ByrneChief Product Officer, Capita
Paul Byrne has extensive experience in product and portfolio management from roles at some of the UK’s leading IT and solution providers with a unique background within the Public Safety/Emergency Services market, UK Police Service ICT and Operational Policing both as a customer and a supplier. At Capita, Paul is responsible for the end to end lifecycle management of an extensive portfolio of mission and business critical Public Safety products as well as new product introduction and innovation. Outside work Paul is a qualified PADI Assistant Instructor and uses these skills to volunteer at DIVERSity, a not for profit organisation set up to promote and delivery Scuba Diving experiences and training to people with disabilities.
Mr Simon Christoforato
Mr Simon ChristoforatoCEO, Vivace
Simon Christoforato is the CEO of Vivace, a Business Unit in QinetiQ. Vivace is the industry Community
“powering” ACE the HO Accelerated Capability Environment delivering “mission led innovation”. Simon is an
experienced Business Manager with a successful background across defence and security markets. He has a
proactive, collaborative approach to business, working with a range of Government Departments, SME’s and
Mr Simon Clifford
Mr Simon CliffordDirector of Digital & Data, Police ICT Company
Simon Clifford is Director of Digital and Data at the Police ICT company, a specialist technology arm of UK Policing. As Director of Digital and Data, Simon leads the strategic capability of the organisation bringing a unified approach to the future state of Policing technology alongside the development and introduction of transformational technology and new capability. This currently involves a strong focus on Data exploitation, Artificial intelligence, Conversational interfaces and Cybercrime, using Cloud Serverless/Micro-services architecture. The role is involves strategy and operational capability, and also speaking with leading non-technical leaders in Policing and Government to explain in non-technical terms the opportunities. Simon has over 25 years' experience as a digital transformation expert delivering capability across multiple industry sectors.
Ms Alex Cummins
Ms Alex CumminsHead of Innovation, Law Enforcement Portfolio, Home Office
Commissioner Ian Dyson
Commissioner Ian DysonChair, IMMORC & Commissioner, City of London Police
Ian Dyson has spent most of his life in London. He joined the Metropolitan Police in 1983, working within many different areas including crime and drug squads, vice and strategic planning. For eleven years, Ian was a public order cadre trained senior officer and has extensive experience of commanding the policing of large public events. Ian then joined Surrey Police as Assistant Chief Constable in June 2008 overseeing some of the highest confidence levels in the country and improving Neighbourhood Policing. Ian joined the City of London Police as Commander in September 2010 leading initially on organisational change, and later as the chief officer lead on Economic Crime, expanding the Force’s national fraud responsibilities. He was also the National Police lead for Contact Management and led the national roll out for the 101 non-emergency number. Two years later he was promoted to Assistant Commissioner leading cultural and business change, leadership and performance within the Force, embedding staff empowerment and innovation. He was promoted to Commissioner on the 3rd of January 2016 and was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in the New Year Honours 2016. Commissioner Dyson is the national police lead for Economic Crime, the national police lead for Business Crime and the national police lead for Information Technology within policing.
Ms Hacer Evans
Ms Hacer EvansDirector Digital Policing Programme, National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC)
Assistant Chief Officer Hacer Evans is the Director of the Digital Policing Portfolio. The Digital Policing Portfolio is responsible for developing and delivering digitally enabled enhancements to National Policing across four major Programmes of work. Digital Public Contact enhances the way the public and police communicate with each other; Digital Investigations and Intelligence uses technology to modernise UK policing’s digital intelligence and investigation capabilities; Digital First is integrating digitised policing into wider Criminal Justice System reform and Digital Mobility seeks to maximise the opportunities mobile technology can deliver across the policing landscape. Hacer graduated from King’s College London with a BSc (Hons) and has gone on to have a career in policing with 23 years’ service to date, beginning in the field of Forensic Science at Thames Valley Police. In 2001 she transferred to British Transport Police and held various leadership positions as Head of Forensic Science and Head of Profession for Justice and Forensic Science. Whilst in this role, Hacer successfully delivered the National CCTV Strategic Alignment Programme across BTP and Network Rail for the London 2012 Olympics. In 2013 Hacer passed the Senior Police National Assessment Centre and successfully completed the Strategic Command Course, preparing police officers and staff for the most senior ranks in the service. Hacer transferred to Sussex Police in 2015 as Assistant Chief Officer, taking up the national digital policing role. She has recently graduated from the Cabinet Office Major Projects Leadership Academy at Oxford University.
Mr Allan Fairley
Mr Allan FairleyManaging Director, Accenture
Allan Fairley is Managing Director of Public Safety at Accenture in the United Kingdom. His role focuses on using strategy and technology to deliver improved business outcomes for the Police (including Forces, PCCs and the Federation), Justice, Home Office and Intelligence sectors in the United Kingdom. In addition, he is the account lead for Accenture’s work with the London Metropolitan Police Service. Allan brings more than 26 years’ of industry experience of selling and delivering large-scale, complex business and technology engagements across a number of industries within Accenture. He has worked with a broad range of public sector clients, and has overseen HR, operational and performance management processes and has been accountable for multi-year transformation programmes.
Chief Constable Peter Goodman
Chief Constable Peter GoodmanChief Constable; National Lead SOC & Cybercrime, Derbyshire Police
Peter Goodman took over the reins as Derbyshire’s Chief Constable on 1 June 2017, having previously held the role of Deputy Chief Constable. He became the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for Cyber Crime in 2013, and in 2019 additionally took over the portfolio of national lead for Serious and Organised Crime. Peter has served in three forces during his 31 years’ service; Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Derbyshire, as well as leading the East Midlands Special Operations Unit as Deputy Chief Constable for the region. In 2013, Peter was awarded the Queen’s Policing Medal for his contribution to national policing. He attended Nottingham High School and went on to complete a BA in English Literature at Leeds University, before joining the police. He has a keen interest in sport, in particular football and rugby and maintains an interest in current affairs.
Mr Martin Hewitt
Mr Martin HewittChair, National Police Chief's Council (NPCC)
Martin Hewitt is Chair of the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC). He was appointed in April 2019. He began his policing career with Kent Police in 1993 and transferred to the Metropolitan Police Service in 2005. As an Assistant Commissioner for five years, Martin led frontline and local policing, specialist crime and professional standards. He led the national police response to adult sexual offences and kidnap between 2014 and 2019 and served as a Vice-Chair for the NPCC from 2015 before taking on the chairmanship.
Chief Constable Matt Jukes
Chief Constable Matt JukesChief Constable, South Wales Police
Matt Jukes was appointed Chief Constable of South Wales Police in January 2018. Matt joined South Yorkshire Police in 1995 before going on to work in a number of roles, principally as a detective. He worked for the forerunner of the National Counter Terrorism Policing network and remains involved strategically in counter terrorism, having been deployed as the CT Commander on a number of major operations. Matt joined South Wales Police as an Assistant Chief Constable in 2010 and was appointed as Deputy Chief Constable in 2013. As DCC Matt led the Force Change Programme at a time when funding was reduced by £51million yet, through systematic reform and efficiency changes, managed to maintain South Wales Police’s position as one of the most visible and best performing forces in England and Wales. As Chief Constable, Matt has focussed on the health and wellbeing of officers, staff and volunteers developing a trauma informed service that has resulted in a significant reduction in hours lost to sickness and a particular reduction in mental health related absences of 18% between April 2017 and March 2019. The force has continued to be a pioneer in the ethical use of technology, most prominently in ground-breaking developments in Automatic Facial Recognition. Matt is the NPCC Lead on Pay and Conditions and is responsible for leading the design of a new national reward framework for officers in England and Wales. He is also the Deputy Chair of the NPCC Crime Operations Committee, as well as a member of ‘Building a Healthier Wales’ Group. He is Chair of Police Sport UK and a member of the Princes Trust Advisory Committee for Wales. Matt was awarded a Queen’s Police Medal in the 2018 New Year’s Honours List and is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and Cardiff University.
Chief Constable Andy Marsh QPM
Chief Constable Andy Marsh QPMChief Constable; National Lead Bodyworn Video, Avon & Somerset Police
Andy Marsh QPM has served as Chief Constable of Avon and Somerset Police since February 2016 – the force he first joined as a new recruit in 1987. Andy developed his early leadership skills working in Bath, Bristol and Somerset in various operational and detective roles. As a Chief Superintendent he served as Commander for South Bristol and latterly Somerset East between 2001 and 2006, before moving to Wiltshire as Assistant Chief Constable and then returning to Avon and Somerset in 2009. Between 2013 and 2016, he served as both Deputy Chief Constable and Chief Constable of Hampshire Police. He led a large-scale transformation programme leading the force to be recognised as one of the for best value for money nationally. In February 2016, Andy returned to Avon and Somerset as Chief Constable. He has led the development of an internationally acclaimed approach to data using advanced predictive analytics and visual graphics to prioritise and manage demand and has spearheaded a digital mobilisation programme equipping officers and staff with the latest technology they need to do their job. In 2018, he was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM). On a national level, Andy is the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s (NPCC) policing lead for both Body Worn Video and for International Co-ordination and was responsible for launching the Joint International Policing Hub.
Mr Stephen Mold
Mr Stephen MoldPCC, Northamptonshire; Chair, Police ICT Company
Stephen Mold was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire in May 2016. He is Chair of the Police ICT Board and a Board member of the College of Policing, the National Enabling Programme (NEP) and the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP). Stephen’s priorities in his Police & Crime Plan are focused on Prevention and Early Intervention, Robust Enforcement and putting victims at the heart of justice. He is committed to protecting frontline policing roles to enable more officers to be visible tackling the issues important to local residents. Stephen became the fourth Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner on 1 January 2019. In his first Plan as Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Stephen aims to give the Fire and Rescue Service a stable platform from which it can look to invest in the future. He will also look to set standards that the public can expect from the Fire and Rescue Service. The Plan also includes closer joint working with Northamptonshire Police and the sharing of buildings and enabling services.
Mr Wayne Parkes
Mr Wayne ParkesChair, National Enabling Programmes, National Police Chief's Council (NPCC)
With more than 35 years in ICT, 25 of them in police ICT, Wayne Parkes is highly experienced in successfully delivering high-profile ICT and digital transformation programmes, including the alliance between Warwickshire and West Mercia. During this he gained experience in business support services, finance and corporate communications as well as ICT. As a fervent supporter of the police service and a strong advocate of how technology can improve policing, Wayne has been actively involved for many years in the development of the National Police Technology Council (NPTC), which he now chairs.
Mr Martin Walker
Mr Martin WalkerBanking & Finance Director, Centre for Evidence-Based Management
Martin Walker is director of banking and finance at the Center for Evidence-Based Management. He is the author of Front-to-Back: Designing and Changing Trade Processing Infrastructure and contributed to Evidence-Based Management: How to Use Evidence to Make Better Organizational Decisions. Previous roles include global head of securities finance IT at Dresdner Kleinwort and global head of prime brokerage technology at RBS Markets. He has provided evidence to parliamentary inquiries on, “Digital Currencies” and “IT Failures in the Financial Services Sector”. He has an MSc in computing science from Imperial College, London and a BSC in economics from LSE.
Sir Thomas Winsor
Sir Thomas WinsorHer Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary, HMICFRS
In October 2012, Sir Thomas Winsor was appointed as Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary. He is the first holder of that office to come from a non-policing background. In July 2017, he was appointed as the first ever Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services. Sir Thomas graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 1979 and is a lawyer admitted to practise in both Scotland and England and Wales. In private practice, he specialised in complex commercial projects, finance, public law and the design and operation of economic and safety regulatory systems for essential public services such as energy, water and transport. Between 1999 and 2004, Sir Thomas was the Rail Regulator and International Rail Regulator, the economic regulatory authority for the railways in Great Britain. Between October 2010 and March 2012, Sir Thomas carried out a review of the pay and conditions of service of police officers and police staff in England and Wales. The review was carried out at the request of the Home Secretary and was the most comprehensive for more than 30 years. It recommended the replacement of pay scales based on time service with a system of pay advancement according to skills and contribution, direct entry to the police at senior ranks, fitness testing and the replacement of the statutory apparatus for the determination of police pay. Legislation to implement a significant proportion of Sir Thomas’s recommendations was passed in March 2014.
Chief Constable Giles York
Chief Constable Giles YorkChair, National Digital Policing Board & Chief Constable, Sussex Police
As Chief Constable, Giles York engages closely with the Police and Crime Commissioner and leads the Chief Officer team for Sussex Police. Giles started his service with Kent Police in 1990. He worked through many operational aspects of policing, going on to serve as the Area Commander of Medway and then Head of Special Branch within Kent Police. He had responsibility for the policing of the Channel Tunnel, the Kent ports and worked in the office of the National Co-ordinator of Special Branch. Giles York was appointed as Assistant Chief Constable with South Wales Police in 2005, where his portfolio included local policing and force crime and operations as well as being the lead for Counter Terrorism for Wales and Serious and Organised Crime. He was also the Gold Commander for several significant force and regional operations, including environmental protests involving a number of forces. Giles was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable in Sussex Police in 2008. He was Programme Director for Serving Sussex 2015, the Force’s change programme, which looked at ways of modernising the force to improve the service for the public whilst making £50 million worth of savings. Giles is the force lead for Diversity and in this role he has established a network of force champions who lead internally and externally for different aspects of diversity. Giles’s work with the diversity champions has led to Sussex Police regularly being in the Stonewall top 100 employers. He is the National Police Chief Constables’ Council lead for Workforce Development and the College of Policing Community Chair for Professional Development and Integrity. He is national police lead for Intellectual Property Crime and Digital Policing. Giles also chairs the Niche Development Board which seeks to deliver the opportunity for forces to operate from a single, cloud-based platform. He is married to Sally and they have three children and two spaniels.
Tuesday 12th November 20192019-11-12 09:00:00 2019-11-12 17:00:00 Europe/London Fifth Annual Digital Policing Summit Please view the full agenda below. Worship Street, London, UK
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Who should attend?
Police leaders and members of relevant departments, PCC's, Officials from relevant government departments and agencies, technology companies working with or wishing to partner with the Police, and other law enforcement industry specialists.