Team

Our growing team is a mix of permanent, seconded and contracted staff  work to support the activities of the Company alongside selected external partners.

 

  • Ian Bell, CEO, Police ICT Company

    Photo of Ian Bell, CEO of The Police ICT Company and Deputy Chair of the NPTCIan is Chief Executive Officer of the Police ICT Company and a member of the Company’s board of directors. He joined the Company in February 2018, bringing more than 18 years of technology, finance, multi-industry leadership and executive management experience to his role. Ian leads the Company's direction and strategy.

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  • Gary Chahal, Business Intelligence Manager

    Gary Chahal, Commercial AnalystGary joined us in July of 2017 and is responsible for the production and interpretation of financial management analysis and performance indicators linked to the Company's structure and objectives; reporting them directly to the Head of Commercial.

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  • Simon Clifford, Director of Digital & Data

    Simon came to the Company in March 2019 from the Office of the Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner, where he was Director of Digital Transformation.

    Simon heads up the Company's "Set the Direction" pillar of the Company. In his words it's about "making policing a rapidly adaptable organisation" and this is central to the strategy work he is building and will support going forward.

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  • Rebecca Cordery, Administrative Assistant

    Becky joined the Company as Administrative Assistant in March, 2019.

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  • Jacky Courtney, Strategic Delivery Director

    Jacky joined the Company in November 2018 as its Strategic Delivery Director. She is working with the team to deliver the Company’s ambitious transformational programme as the Company develops its role in supporting policing. Jacky has worked in policing since 2005 when she joined West Midlands Police Authority as its first Chief Executive, moving on to become the Chief Executive to two police and crime commissioners following their introduction in November 2012.

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  • Nora Davies, Knowledge Manager

    Nora Davies, Knowledge Manager, Police ICT Company

    Nora's role is to manage the Police ICT Knowledge Hub and website, developing them in accordance with the needs of and feedback from our members. She also works with our Communications Manager to manage our social media presence.

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  • Anke Folchert, HR Manager

    Anke joined us in April 2019 as HR Manager. She is responsible for all things HR at the Police ICT Company to support staff and management through the next phase of growth.

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  • Gavin Gardner, Finance Officer

    Gavin Gardner, Finance Officer., Police ICT CompanyGavin joined the company in April 2017 initially on a temporary basis and works closely with the Business Manager to assist in providing a full range of finance and business support services. His background is mainly in banking and he joined Lloyds Bank in 1983 in what was then the Foreign Exchange department and spent several years learning all the relevant back office functions. This included foreign payments, various types of trading contracts and keeping track of the foreign exchange dealers position so they could trade effectively.

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  • Anna Horne, Communications Manager

    Anna Horne, Communications Manager, Police ICT Company

    Anna's role is to lead work on the Company’s communications strategy and implementation plans. She leads on all the communications elements of stakeholder engagement, media relations and event planning, as well as the Company's marketing materials. Her role is key to making sure that the Company's work within policing is communicated in the most efficient and effective way to its national stakeholders.

  • Joe Kelly, Project Manager

    Joe Kelly, Project ManagerAs part of our business development team, Joe works with both suppliers and policing to bring about more efficient, innovative and collaborative use of technology. Work he is currently involved in includes leading on the management of the national “Access for All” agreement, to generate services and efficiencies for policing, and the MPS Digital 101 work.

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  • Cara Levin, PA

    Cara Levin, PA to CEO and COO, Police ICT Company

    Cara provides executive diary management to the Chief Executive, while also offering administration support to the team. She is responsible for managing diaries, setting up meetings, greeting clients, formatting and sending out documents, ordering stationery and dealing with new enquires. Cara joined the team in December 2016 from Keystone Law.

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  • Kyle Massingham, Technical Design Authority

    Kyle joined the Company in November 2016 as Solutions Architect working on a national shared storage bid between the Company and West Yorkshire Police.  Since then Kyle has been involved with helping the Company manage its IT managed service provider (MSP) and provide technical direction and assurance on the technology it uses. As part of his current role, he continues to develop the relationship with the MSP but also more widely with national programmes such as the National Enablers Programmes (NEP) and Transforming Forensics (TF).

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  • Charles McKay, Head of Service Delivery

    Charles McKay, Police ICT Company COO

    Charles comes to the Police ICT Company to oversee and lead on the operational and commercial direction for the Company, building a strategy for a joined up ICT infrastructure and the delivery of a coherent technological tool set that is fit for purpose to use across the police forces of the UK.

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  • Ben Nelson, Head of Commercial

    Ben Nelson, Head of CommercialBen is responsible for all aspects of the company’s commercial activity, both internal and external, with a remit to drive commercial benefit and efficiency across policing. He aims to do this through working with suppliers to recognise policing as a single customer and therefore to drive greater economies of scale.

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  • Dipesh Parmar, Digital Community Officer

    Dipesh joined the company in September 2018 as the Digital Community Officer and comes from a wide and varied background as a Digital Media Specialist. He has worked in web development, digital media and technology training with a with a BSC focused in Digital Media Technology from Nottingham Trent University. Since graduating he has been heavily involved in the digital media and technology arena.

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  • Marie Perry, Governance Officer

    Marie joined the Company in 2016, taking on the role of Governance Officer in November 2017. Marie supports the Head of Corporate Strategy and Policy and is responsible for ensuring the Company complies with all relevant policies, quality assurance, and leads on embedding a rigorous approach to risk management. She also works alongside the Head of Corporate Strategy and Policy with the management, production of papers and arrangements for the Company Board, Committees and Annual General Meeting.

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  • Tamsin Posteraro, Deputy Head of Commercial

    Tamsin joined the Company in October 2018 to support the Head of Commercial in managing the tactical and strategic issues related to the commercial and procurement elements of the Company. She helps manage the Company's commercial activities through negotiation with various stakeholders, delivering and developing commercial procedures and policies and ensuring commercial agreements are legally sound. She began her career working in crime and investigations at Irwin Mitchell solicitors and then moved away from criminal law into a career in commercial with a strong focus on defence and security. She has worked for Rolls-Royce in defence aerospace and nuclear submarines; general dynamics in C4I and Leonardo in cyber security. Most recently Tamsin offered private sector expertise into the Joint Security and Resilience Centre within the Home Office, working to create a joint response to national security challenges. Outside of work, Tamsin is a mentor for children in foster care and also interested in mindfulness, yoga and meditation and the powerful impact that this can have.

  • Delia Santhikumar, Programme Management Officer

    Delia joined the Company in November 2017 as a Programme Management Officer (PMO). Her role is to drive in-house projects/programme governance and performance monitoring, and risk management across the business service(s) to align with the Company’s vision, objectives and Key Performance Indicators.

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  • Lynne Spiers, Head of Corporate Strategy and Policy

    Lynne Spiers, Head, Organisational Development and Quality Assurance, Police ICT CompanyLynne joined the Company in July 2015, on secondment from the Home Office. Originally brought in as Policy Manager to help set up the Company, like many of the early team, Lynne turned her hand to many different things.

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