A wide and varied policing and security career spanning 36 years; to include front line operational policing, criminal Investigations Department (CID), staff officer, project manager and risk assessor. Skills to include management of police budgets and, Human resources (HR) responsibility numerous police officers and civilian support staff.
A dynamic and resilient person able to manage multiple critical incidents and tasks effectively and proportionately, disseminate information and set priorities and objectives. A clear and direct communicator determined and robust. Highly developed inter-personal negotiating skills, at all levels, able to adapt to change, trustworthy and tenacious.
Highly respected with regards to event management and crowd disorder. A former Silver public order commander, and now Level 4 NVQ in Spectator Safety, level 5 Diploma in Crowd Science and risk Analysis and Level 3 Education and Training. Vast experience of crowd and event management to include Olympics 2012, Cheltenham Festival, Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford (RIAT), Bulldog bash, “V” Festival and numerous sporting and other events.
Level 5 Diploma in Crowd Science and Risk Analysis
Level 4 NVQ in Spectator Safety
Level 3 NVQ in Education and Training
Silver Public Order Commander
Bronze Firearms Commander
Health and Safety Risk Assessor
First Aid (NPIA) Module 2
Disability confident Module 1&2
Mental and Ill Health Disability Awareness Training
Key Board Skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
Radio communication Competent
Control Rooms Management
Fraud Act 2006 – National
Olympics 2012 – Tri-Service Mutual Aid
Emergency Procedures at Major Incidents Silver Tactical Commander
Leadership Accountability and Risk Management
Conflict Management / Resolution Trainer
Personal Intervention Trainer
Northern Ireland Campaign Medal – -(1985)
USA Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) – First Gulf War commendation – 1991
Gloucestershire Police – Chief Constable Commendation (Murder Inquiry) – 1999
West Mercia Police – Commendation for outstanding Leadership – 2005
West Mercia Police – Commendation for outstanding Performance – (2009)
Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal – (2012)
Queens Silver Jubilee Medal
Queens Golden Jubilee Medal
Swimming, Squash, walking, Gardening and Computers.